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FDNY Gets New Simulator for Maritime Fire Training

by Mahsa Saeidi It’s tough enough putting out a fire in an apartment building; try it on a boat. To ramp up its maritime training, the FDNY Department is now using a multi-million dollar simulator. NY1’s Mahsa Saeidi filed this report the following report. With 520 miles of coastline and one of the busiest ports […]

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FDNY Gets Ship Firefighting Simulator

Associated Press – August 26, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) – New York City now has a simulator that reproduces the unique conditions that can arise while fighting fires aboard ships. Fire Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro (NY’-groh) is presiding over a christening ceremony Tuesday at the department’s training academy on Randall’s Island. Nigro says there is […]

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FDNY Trying to Ax Firefighter Before Retirement

The FDNY is trying to ax a black firefighter — who allegedly tested positive for marijuana — before he can retire on a three-quarters disability pension. If he wins, firefighter Kevin Simpkins, who made $97,500 in 2013, would receive a lifelong, tax-free pension of 75 percent of his last 12 months’ pay. If fired, he […]

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Guest: Counterterrorism has entered a new dangerous phase

ON July 22, the 9/11 Commission’s members marked the 10th anniversary of their profound report on the successful 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States with a new and supplementary review of a decade of successes and failures. The commissioners also came out with a new set of recommendations to deal with the changed face of terrorist […]

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FDNY Rescues Hardhat Trapped in 2nd Ave. Tunnel Mishap

NY Post – August 21, 2014 by Erin Calabrese, Shawn Cohen and Daniel Prendergast Firefighters went underground Wednesday in the dramatic rescue of a construction worker who suffered a broken leg in the Second Avenue Subway tunnel, officials said. The incident happened at about 3:30 p.m. as the man was pouring concrete 100 feet below […]

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