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    ANOTHER WAR YEARS VET PASSES.

    Theresa is Jerry's Daughter.I met her a few times when she was in Florida visiting Family.
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    10-74 Box 954

    10-75 Box 954 By 280        99 Rogers Ave.  TIME ???? should be    280-235-249-234      132-113      123F
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    GLORY DAYS

    Thanks.
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    GLORY DAYS

    JG, I went to school with a guy who went to DC and worked for the DCFD his name was John Caffrey, would be about my age 77 now  ??
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    ANOTHER WAR YEARS VET PASSES.

    R.I.P. John. His son Sean is a FF in E290.
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    ANOTHER WAR YEARS VET PASSES.

    Yes Joe worked in 132 for awhile before going to Queens,Joe did some great things in 132 but the then Capt (Kuhnle) really didn't believe in writing guys up unless it was spectacular.Joe transferred to Queens and while there he received two Medals.  R.I.P. Joe
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    GLORY DAYS

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    FIREHOUSE LETTERING FACTS.

    The letters for the Brooklyn Tin House (E232-L176) were appropriated from the Old Unity Hospital on St.Johns Place. The only letter that had to be cut was the (E).
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    ANOTHER WAR YEARS VET PASSES.

    R.I.P. Larry you were one of the absolute BEST.
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    MALBONE STREET TRAIN WRECK

    I believe that Malbone St. was the original name of Empire Blvd,    and the train tracks are right behind the Old Brooklyn C.O.
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    DISBANDED FDNY UNITS

    Searchlight 22 was in Bklyn quartered in Eng 256.I don't remember when it left 256 as 256 was disbanded in the early 70's
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    FDNY and NYC Firehouses and Fire Companies - 2nd Section

    Tom you are on the money.My aunt lived in Parkchester in the 50's and I used to walk to L47 (separate house from 64).I counted the Boxes on the running board which was in the Housewatch area and they had 654 first alarm boxes.I don't remember how may boxes L47 ran in with L31 but they did have some.
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    FDNY and NYC Firehouses and Fire Companies - 2nd Section

    In reply #426 Manhattan stated that the last Box# in Manhattan was 18something that is in the parameters of up to 2000. I'm quite sure Chief JK knows that I'm correct in the way I explained it.
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    FDNY and NYC Firehouses and Fire Companies - 2nd Section

    The older guys on this site know that Manhattan and The Bronx boxes both the the prefix of 6-6  and that Brooklyn and Queens had the prefix of 7-7. The reason why is that all Manhattan boxes ended before Box 2000 and the Bronx boxes started at 2100. The Brooklyn and Queens prefix worked because...
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    FDNY and NYC Firehouses and Fire Companies - 2nd Section

    I seem to remember a 77 club and thought that it was on Union St on the same block with E269 back in the day (early 50's. The 255 club was adjacent to The qtrs. of E255 & L157, on the Foster Ave, side set back about 50 or so ft, from the sidewalk.The building was a transformed large garage and...
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    ANOTHER WAR YEARS VET PASSES.

    R.I.P. to Capt. Vig and condolences to His wife Jan. I can't say anything more than has already been said or posted. Excellent post by Chief JK.
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    A LOOK BACK.

    The Chinese Restaurant was probably Wo Hops    17 Mott St Downstairs.
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    OUR MILITARY.

    Outstanding Chief,going to take a few to let my eyes dry. God Bless America.    USA Viet Nam 66,  Korea  66-68.
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    FDNY and NYC Firehouses and Fire Companies - 2nd Section

    The Ahrens Fox marked 222 was originally 214s rig when they were on Herkimer St. but when 214 moved in with L111 on Halsey St.  the fox could not fit in the narrow FH with the Truck in there so  222 & 214 swapped rigs.
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    OUR MILITARY.

    Outstanding.  Respect Due.
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