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FDNY Marine Unit Rescues Man From Hudson River

CBS 2 – November 05, 2014 NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The FDNY Marine Unit rescued a man from the Hudson River Monday afternoon.   Firefighters were called in after reports of two people in the water at 43rd Street, just south of the Circle Line tour boats, CBS2 reported. One person apparently had jumped in […]

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Fundraiser for Firefighter Battling Lung Cancer

WPIX 11 – November 05, 2014 by Sukanya Krishnan STATEN ISLAND (PIX11)– One of New York’s bravest needs our help. Unfortunately, he is another casualty of 9/11. Firefighter Greg Checalley, a 16-year-old veteran of the FDNY, has been diagnosed with a rare form of Stag 4 lung cancer. Greg’s work at the World Trade Center […]

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Computer Crash Hamstrings New York City’s 911 System for Nearly Two Hours Monday, Forcing Dispatchers to Call Ambulances Via Radio

NY Daily News – November 04, 2014 by Todd Maisel, Joseph Stepansky, Tina Moore, Ginger Adams Otis New York City’s troubled, computerized 911 system crashed on Monday, forcing EMS operators to assign ambulances via radio. The 911 computer system, which automatically dispatches available ambulances to respond to medical calls across the five boroughs, stopped working […]

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Firefighters, Bronx Residents Saved from Carbon Monoxide Trap after Responding EMS Crew’s Meter Goes off in Building

NY Daily News – November 04, 2014 by Joseph Stepansky, Ginger Adams Otis Firefighters responding to a call for a sick person in the Bronx Monday night nearly got caught in a carbon monoxide trap — but an EMS crew coming behind them averted disaster. The firefighters were unaware they had walked into a building […]

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