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As we move into the cold season, activity for the FDNY always picks up. This past week, companies responded to all sorts of incidents requiring hard work and special units. Let's look back at what happened in the Big Apple: Monday October 24th: Manhattan - 1 All Hands Bronx - 1 All Hands Staten Island - 2 All Hands Tuesday October 25th: Queens - 1
Wednesday October 26th, 2016 was a significantly cold day when compared to others this October. Confined Space, Brooklyn, NY - Just before 1pm, Brooklyn CO transmitted box 3241 for the Coney Island Wastewater Treatement Plant at 2602 Knapp Street. A worker fell into a treatment tank. FDNY deployed divers into the contaminated tank and recovered the
Have you heard of the Tear Drop Memorial, or the Tear of Grief? This is a 10 story scuplture given to the United States as an Official Gift of the Russian Government as a memorial to the victims of 9/11 attacks and the 93 WTC Bombing. Groundbreaking on this monument was done September 16th 2005 at the Cruise Ship Terminal in Bayonne, NJ. The ground
2,753 Lifes lost in NYC on September 11th 2001. 291 Bodies found intact Only 12 of the bodies found intact could be identified by sight. 21,906 Remains found 1,717 Families got no remains 3,051 Children who lost a parent 17 babies were subsequently born to women whose husbands died It took 100 days to extinguish the fires. Workers sifted through mo
Everyone deals with depression in their own way. As the anniversary of 9/11 quickly approaches, I would like to share my story of dealing with PTSD, and I manage it every anniversary. I only worked at the site for a day on 9/12/01, and what I saw will stay with me forever. I can remember 9/11/02 was a restless day and very depressing. On 9/11/03, I
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