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    DC Ray Downey's Proby Tips

    When I entered the firehouse for the first time as a Proby, I was handed a paper of tips to help me as a Proby. These tips would also serve as basic buildings blocks for the rest of your career. In 1990, Deputy Chief Ray Downey wrote the following tips and gave this hand written list to his...
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    FDNY 5-5-5-5. FF Moon R2 LODD

    Firefighter William P. Moon Children’s Scholarship Fund The FDNY Foundation has set up a scholarship fund for Firefighter William P. Moon. On Monday, December 12, while preparing for a drill inside his firehouse – Rescue Company 2 in Brooklyn, Firefighter Moon fell and suffered a serious head...
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    New FDNY LODD Thread

    This is the new section for posting FDNY LODD's. We will be working on moving the legacy information into this section.
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    A tip has been developed to discuss the proper apparatus positioning which took place at a recent 4th alarm fire in Brooklyn.

    A tip has been developed to discuss the proper apparatus positioning which took place at a recent 4th alarm fire in Brooklyn. Apparatus Positioning
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    FDNY Book of 100 Remembrance Bulletins

    The FDNY BOT has published a Book of 100 Remembrance Bulletins. A tip has been developed to discuss this book. Embedded within the tip is a link to the book. Book of Remembrance Bulletins
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    9/11 Tribute Video

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    Wolrd Firefighters Games 2026 - Hamburg 2026

    Hey Everyone. Met a few brothers over in Germany that are trying to get the World Firefighter Games in 2026 to be hosted in Hamburg. They are looking for support of anyone that is willing to put a video together. The videos are mostly 30 seconds long and in firefighter gear. Feel free to...
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    Changes to Site News and Info

    Making some changes so that this section is just for the Admins to post info about the Site. Won't be used for discussion but to relay information to the members of the site.
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    The Mand Library Digital & Media Fund

    Please visit to make a donation to the Mand Library Digital & Media Fund. The FDNY Foundation announced a special screening of the film “Chief’, created by Can Man Productions, with support from FirstNet, Built with AT&T, about William Feehan and his...
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    CHIEF: The Story of William Feehan & the FDNY This inspiring film tells the story of the beloved FDNY Chief who died on 9/11 when the South Tower of the World Trade Center collapsed.
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    Closing companies/Moving companies

    City got federal funding. No issues with companies at this time
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    FDNY and Denis Leary Foundation virtual training

    5/4 at 645pm
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    A Tribute To Jack Supple, Buffalo N.Y. Fire Dept.

    They say one of the hardest things to go through when you get older is losing your friends. On Dec. 7, 2020, I lost a very dear friend of mine, someone I had known for 60 years. His name is retired Deputy Chief Jack Supple of the Buffalo Fire Department in New York. I met Jack and his late...
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    10/15/20 Bronx 10-75 Box 6603

    This was a verbal to pelham manor firehouse. Bronx boxes that start with 66xx are dual response PMFD /FDNY. About 50 houses covered by the 66xx boxes which can not be accessed by nyc streets without driving into Pelham Manor. Each Department carries adapters with new adapters in the works...
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    Time Stamp

    I was able to change for you. EST ok?
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    take a moment and go into your user preferences and set your time zone. Only takes a moment.
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