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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

June 7, 2016

Complex Operations at Collapse and Rescue on 38th Street in Manhattan: Technical and Dangerous V Collapse

June 7, 2016

Complex Operations at Collapse and Rescue on 38th Street in Manhattan: Overview

May 29, 2016

S1, E2 Dangerous V Collapses with FDNY Chief Joseph R. Downey

FDNY Chief Joseph R. Downey on Operating at Technical and Dangerous V Collapses
May 12, 2016

Blog: Review of Lightweight Construction Features

April 5, 2016

S1, E1 Mission to Liberia with FDNY Doctor Dario Gonzalez

Doctor Dario Gonzalez, FDNY Office of Medical Affairs Physician, interviewed by Captain Elizabeth Cascio, Executive Officer to the Fire Commissioner and 32-year veteran of Emergency Medical Service. Doctor Gonzalez serves as the FDNY representative for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Urban Search and Rescue […]
March 1, 2016

An Inside Look at How Ebola was Stopped in its Tracks in New York City

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, […]
October 31, 2016

Green Energy: Part III–Firefighting Procedures and Fire Protection for Energy Storage Systems

October 31, 2016

Auditory Exclusion and How the Sympathetic Response Affects Our Operational Performance on the Fireground