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    FDNY FF/EMS EQUAL PAY DISPARITY CLASS ACTION - FEDERAL SUIT 1/10/2023

    As someone who worked 12 years in the voluntary system I couldn't agree more. I passed up going to NYC*EMS because I was doing so well in the voluntaries. I kick myself everyday for this decision as many of my friends are now retiring with a pension. You don't think about these things when...
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    1/23/23 Brooklyn All Hands Box 2935

    I was nervous it was the other corner...... the Mecca of Brooklyn PIzza....
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    1/20/23 Queens 2nd Alarm Box 7743

    Imagine that, you're turning out for another Haztac run for batteries and end up stretching on a blowing fire.
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    Stats and Trends - Chart FDNY Malicious False Alarms by Year 1960 - 2020

    What was the reason for the major drop? Did the red cap program address MFA's as well?
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    1/20/23 Queens 2nd Alarm Box 7743

    Or, more common recently, is Lithium ion batteries re-igniting.
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    New FDNY Tillers

    Has an apparatus ever caused a floor to collapse in quarters in the FDNY?
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    1/10/23 Brooklyn All Hands Box 0276

    I'm surprised 291/140 aren't ahead of 230 and 104. Seems like an easy run west on Metro.
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    FDNY CAPT VINCENT J. MCGILL E 96 LODD 12/25/1955

    Rest in peace Capt McGill. it looks like E96 had a Walker style firehouse on Bruckner Blvd. Was this firehouse torn down in order to make room for the Bruckner Expressway?
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    FDNY FF WILLIAM D. PRANGE L 8 LODD 12/9/1976

    Rest in peace Fireman Prange. I wonder why he went from L8 to Cumberland Hospital.
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    2001 Seagrave Rearmount Ex FDNY Ladder 4's

    Hard to tell from the video. Where is L708 stored? What house is this?
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    50 years old

    Was 176 formed when one of the TCU's were closed?
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    FDNY 2022 MULTIPLE ALARMS - YTD TOTALS BY BORO - JANUARY-OCTOBER

    Pretty surprising that the 38 Batt doesn't have any multiples.
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    9/24/22 Manhattan 10-75 Box 12

    Interesting. I was wondering how a zero was rung out on the bells? Was it actually 10? For example box 1039. Would it be 1 bell, 10 bells, 3 bells and 9 bells?
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    9/21/22 Queens 10-75 Box 7052

    My favorite pizza in Queens
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    FDNY Houses scanned from the Ron Mattes Archive

    Love looking at these pics.
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    Five Floors Up

    I am about halfway through the book and it is a very good read thus far.
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    Meadowmere Park, NY (Nassau) Truck Fire 8/31/22

    Any idea how many runs a year they do?
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    ANOTHER WAR YEARS VET PASSES.

    That's quite a resume in those years. Rest In Peace Capt.
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    The state of Volunteer Fire Companies

    The problems on the volunteer are side are the commitment and the younger generation. Back 30-35 years ago a guy joined and was voted in on meeting night. After a few in house drills and/or a 24 hours course he was riding the back step. Now a guy joins and he needs a medical, then he takes...
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    8/21/2022 Queens 2nd Alarm Box 2114

    Is this a normally assigned SQ252 box or was SQ270 tied up elsewhere?
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