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2/28/2022
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Firefighter Cameron Peek, Rescue Company 2, has been passed the reins and is embarking on his first season as head coach of one of the Department's largest athletic organizations, the FDNY Bravest Football team. As the 5th coach since the team's foun... Details
18:40
1/31/2022
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The increase in popularity of battery-operated mobility devices, like scooters, skateboards and bicycles has meant a dramatic increase in fires in New York City caused by lithium-ion batteries with sometimes fatal consequences. Lt. John Cassidy, Haz-... Details
24:14
12/30/2021
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The great work of our firefighters and EMTs this year show the department’s commitment to ensuring the safety of all New Yorkers. Before we say goodbye to 2021, we want to revisit the highlights, takeaways and lessons learned from this year’s Podcast... Details
17:51
11/30/2021
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In the early morning hours of April 3, 2021, units were met with a heavy volume of fire at a commercial building on Springfield Boulevard in Queens. As members operated in the rear of the building, a portion of the roof collapsed trapping Lt. Steve S... Details
29:31
10/31/2021
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The health consequences to the FDNY’s WTC-exposed rescue/recovery workers were both immediate and far-reaching. The FDNY WTC Health Program began treatment day one, monitoring evaluations in October 2001 and continues today. The WTC Health Impacts Re... Details
28:57
9/10/2021
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As the anniversary of 9/11 approaches each year, memories of that day moves forefront in the minds of many members of the Department. Fire Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro, who was Chief of Operations at the time of the attacks, recounts that fateful day... Details
40:36
8/25/2021
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In September 2020, FDNY firefighters Jairo Sosa (Ladder 34) and Abe Miller (Ladder 23) performed a life-saving roof rope rescue, saving a child at a fire in Washington Heights for which they earned well-deserved medals at this year’s Medal Ceremony h... Details
23:11
7/26/2021
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FDNY members have the tools, training and equipment to respond daily to all sorts of emergencies throughout the city. But, occasionally the men and women of FDNY are forced to improvise or make split-second decisions to save a life. Despite the condi... Details
20:01
6/16/2021
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Each June the Department commemorates Safety Week by picking a theme and sharing information on a specified topic for all bureaus and units to focus and collaborate on. Run by the FDNY Safety Command, the goal is to increase awareness and ensure safe... Details
23:36
5/18/2021
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The entire world was introduced to a highly infectious disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus known as COVID-19 and New York City quickly felt its wrath. From the outset in early 2020, the #FDNY’s Bureau of EMS Operations was faced with mon... Details
29:27
4/29/2021
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In 2018, the FDNY’s Bureau of Training introduced a new initiative called the FDNY’s Strategic Awareness Program. Its mission is to enhance peer education for Chiefs and their aides across the five boroughs, allowing them to share their experiences o... Details
29:04
3/22/2021
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As Special Operations Firefighter Jackie-Michelle Martinez, of Squad 270, approaches her 20th year with the FDNY, she looks back at her career path as a Cadet, EMT, Academy Instructor, and Firefighter. She discusses her experience as the Department’s... Details
28:56
2/26/2021
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By mid-March 2020, several states, including New York, were locked down and people were experiencing in real time the watershed change the country would soon fully experience due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Among the earliest businesses to be closed we... Details
28:34
1/29/2021
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In the early morning hours of September 29, 2020, FDNY companies in Washington Heights, Manhattan encountered heavy fire and multiple people trapped on the top floor – the floor above the fire – of a six story U-shaped residential building. Battalion... Details
28:23
12/22/2020
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The voices from the guests of the FDNY Pro Podcast in 2020 have been informative and noteworthy. In this episode, we’ll revisit highlights from this year, which has certainly presented challenges. Yet through it all, the commitment to public service ... Details
18:29
11/19/2020
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In the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, the FDNY Community Affairs Unit pivoted their primary fire and life safety outreach from a largely in-person model to a mainly digital one. While difficult, it was a move that was made a bit easier as the D... Details
28:08
10/30/2020
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When the COVID-19 crisis began in early 2020, the Department and its members were challenged in ways like never before. The pandemic’s arrival proved to be both deadly and difficult to combat. One of the core duties of the Department’s First Deputy C... Details
23:51
9/30/2020
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Each year on the FDNY Pro Podcast, we mark the anniversary of September 11, 2001 by featuring an FDNY member who responded to the WTC attacks on that day. John Sudnik began his career as an FDNY Firefighter appointed in October 1989 and assigned to E... Details
29:01
8/21/2020
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As seen in the FDNY Pro Film, The Last Resort, on October 27, 2016, an early morning fire in an upper Manhattan 5-story tenement left residents fleeing for their lives. With a fire escape located only on the front of the building, and heavy fire on [... Details
23:51
7/24/2020
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Fighting top floor fires in H-Type buildings or large multiple dwellings is complicated and challenging. FDNY Lieutenant Michael Scotto, a 41-year member of the Department currently working at Ladder 58 in the Bronx, joins host Battalion Chief Brian ... Details
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