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June 7, 2016

WNYF Archive: Standard Oil Plant Fire Threatened Brooklyn and Queens

June 7, 2016

Special Apparatus: New Second Pieces for Squads and Haz-Mat Engines

June 7, 2016

Learn From History: The Heavy Fire Activity of the Bronx

June 7, 2016

Mega-High-Rise Buildings in Manhattan: 432 Park Avenue

June 7, 2016

Window Bars, Part III: High Railings and Window Cages

June 7, 2016

Safety First: Stairwell Management

There is an old adage in the FDNY that if you want to know how many Firefighters there are on the stairs, all you have to do is count the steps and then add one. Stairwell management always has been a challenge for the FDNY. The […]
June 7, 2016

Operations at Queens Water Main Break

June 7, 2016

Origins of the Red Cap Program Revisited

June 7, 2016

Extensive Roof Operations at Bronx Fifth-Alarm Fire

June 7, 2016

Complex Operations at Collapse and Rescue on 38th Street in Manhattan: Workers Pinned and SOC Operations

November 17, 2016

S1, E12: Complex Firefighting Ops at a U-Shaped Multiple Dwelling with FDNY Deputy Chief Jay Jonas and FDNY Battalion Chief Brian Mulry

November 17, 2016

S1, E11 Firefighter Assist and Search Teams with FDNY Firefighter Anthony Caterino and FDNY Deputy Chief Jay Jonas

November 16, 2016

Blog: #WednesdayWisdom from FDNY Pro Deputy Chief John A. (Jay) Jonas

Other Random Thoughts on Search A primary search is more effective if a good size-up is performed. Where is the fire? Are there any fire escapes? What are the avenues of fire travel? What time of day is it? Is a search rope needed? What is […]
November 9, 2016

Blog: #WednesdayWisdom from FDNY Pro Dr. Tremaine Sayles

Diaphragmatic Breathing works to calm your body and ultimately bring you to a more peaceful state physically and mentally. They assist your parasympathetic nervous system by bringing you back to a place of homeostasis. What is Diaphragmatic Breathing? Breathing from your diaphragm oxygenates your blood, which […]
November 7, 2016

Blog: Stack Effect: Wind-Impacted Fires…Without the Wind

November 4, 2016

Blog: Blast from the Past from Division 8, Staten Island

November 3, 2016

Blog: The Phantom Menace of the Opera

November 2, 2016

Blog: #WednesdayWisdom from FDNY Pro Battalion Chief James M. Canty

Cast-iron columns supporting the first floor may be found in the cellar of taxpayers. These columns are unpredictable and fail, on average, about 30 minutes in fire endurance tests. Here are some other safety considerations for Cellar Fires… When advancing a hose-line into a store cellar, […]