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    Possible war years repeating itself.

    When I lived in the bronx just off Auther Ave I was just kid but old enough to remember on any given day friends and I would have a game who could guess how many plumes of smoke there would be we would go hang out on the roof of the tenement we lived in and just waited which never took long at...
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    Possible war years repeating itself.

    It seems like the politicians for NYC are setting up the city for repeat of the war years. people watching the news and see the crisis FDNY is facing and owners of property that are struggling could take this opportunity to sell their building to the insurance company. Could this possible it...
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    Tower ladders during war years

    If FDNY did not have tower ladders during the war years could the fires during the war years been more destructive and did the FDNY purchased the tower ladder knowing how valuable they would become during the war years or realized during the war years they got the tower ladders just in time and...
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    Volunteer fire house in the city.

    I know it's crazy how isolated city island is and I was thinking the same thing why the city can't close.
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    Volunteer fire house in the city.

    Does anyone know if E70/L53 on city island would ever become a volunteer company if the city decided to close that firehouse.
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    Manhattan northern tip coverage

    Thank you for your quick reply the reason I asked the question when I was looking Google maps fdny unit locations with customized icons you can really see how fast the area from W 155st all the way up to Inwood is with out coverage and how far south the next closest companies have to travel and...
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    Manhattan northern tip coverage

    What happens when Inwood section gets all hands fire I don't know if I'm going word this right but would the all hands fire use up all the units in that area I know Manhattan dispatcher office already working on relocation and if the fire goes to 2nd does Manhattan tap into the bronx units right...
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    Incident Duration

    Everyone who replied to your question on why this done is accurate, but the main reason why it's done is to help prevent the IC from having tunnel vision especially at multiple alarm the the IC have alot of information coming to him and could become focused on just one of many scenarios he needs...
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    New super pumper arrival

    On YouTube the video of the Bronx 5 alarm pallet yard fire the satalite was there but not used it seemed like a perfect opportunity to use it at this fire but did not see it operating I'm not questioning FDNY tactics and I never will just wondering what determines when it needs to operate.
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    Helmet camera

    I have question about FDNY and helmet camera I tried searching for videos for FDNY firefighters with helmet cam and could not find any does this mean FDNY does not allow it to be worn or the firefighters just don't have time to worry about one more thing to keep track of. I'm sure if it's...
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    Does fdny use navigation aid

    I did a search to make sure this was not asked already but did not find any thing. Does anyone know if FDNY units are equipped with some sort of navigation system or GPS to help units that relocate to areas they are not familiar with especially when relocating to a different borough to help...
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    I'm not a member of FDNY but a firefighter never the less. Fdny has the best firehouse humor and I would like to add a story from my department. We have a firefighter that takes anything we throw at him and he returns it with interest. The one thing everyone from the house knows about him is...
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    3/28/21 Bronx 4th Alarm Box 3186

    beginning @. 25 you see a firefighter in the window with fire all around him go back in and reappear in different window with even more fire around him and gets into 33s bucket.
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    FDNY Friction lose

    I know FDNY does not have pre connect hand lines because every stretch is never the same and they have long stretches to make some longer then others. So my question is does anyone know if FDNY use friction lose or use pre determined settings depending on the stretch or have their own method...
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    3/28/21 Bronx 4th Alarm Box 3186

    I won't be surprised if 5th alarm is transmitted you can feel the excitement in their voices.
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    3/28/21 Bronx 4th Alarm Box 3186

    You can hear it in their voices sounds like it's a good job.