Category Archives: FDNY

An Officer who Made a Difference: Remembrance

Entry Img

Captain Patrick “Paddy” Brown, FDNY Remembrance, One of Many Stories: One of the 343…   On September 11, 2001, Captain Patrick Brown and eleven men from FDNY Ladder 3 responded to the attacks at the World Trade Center. His firehouse, Ladder 3, is located in very close proximity to the Twin Towers so his was one […]

The Brotherhood of the Fire Service and the Bonds of Family

Entry Img

Each of us has had a journey in our lives in the ten years since that day of September 11th, 2001. We all share a common bond that is defined by who we are and that is; firefighters. We are also defined by our families and loved ones and by the paths these past ten years have given us; and where they may lead us in the years ahead.

FDNY Medal Day 2011

Entry Img

FDNY celebrated the valor of its members during Medal Day 2011, which took place at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum on June 8. “This is one of the most wonderful days of the year,” said Mayor Michael Bloomberg. “We’re celebrating those who put themselves in harms way to protect others.” The event honored […]

On Scene, All Hands with Civilians in Distress

Entry Img

As a first-arriving company, with both civilians in distress and indications of a working fire, what are the considerations, options and priorities of the company officer upon arriving at curb side?

Sleep with a Firefighter Every Night

The video speaks for itself…Click over to the FireGeezer for an insightful look at how this video came to be and the lady behind the concept Vina Drennan, HERE

High Rise Fire Fighting Operations

Houston (Texas) firefighters followed the “textbook approach” in fighting a blaze at a high-rise building on the 27th floor Monday night August 30, 2010 when a 4th Alarm was transmitted for operations at a high rise building fire, deploying nearly 175 firefighting personnel. Seven firefighters were injured with non life-threatening. A broken pipe hampered firefighting […]

Learning the Lessons from the Past

Entry Img

June 17th marks the anniversary of two significant fire service incidents that resonate with the values, doctrine and philosophy that define the principles and tradition of the Fire Service.

The Tonka Truck FDNY L-124

Entry Img

A nice diversion for an afternoon…Check out this bit on FDNY L-124, “The Tonka Truck”. I had the opportunity in the early 1980’s to ride with the company in the Bushwick Section of Brooklyn when the jobs and work were frequent.  I took a number of tours with the legendary Captain George Eysser, great insights […]

Chris Naum

Taking it to the Streets on BlogTalk Radio

banner ad The Newest radio show on FireFighter Netcast.com at Blogtalk Radio… Taking it to the Streets with Christopher Naum. On the Air Monthly on Firefighter Netcast.com. A Buildingsonfire.com Series and Firefighter Netcast.com Production. Advancing Firefighter Safety and Operational Integrity for the Fire Service through provocative insights and dynamic discussions dedicated to the Art and Science of Firefighting and the Traditions of the Fire Service.

Buildingsonfire.com

banner ad

Fire & Training with Chief Doug Cline

banner ad

Archives

FirefighterNetCast on Blog Talk Radio

Listen to internet radio with FirefighterNetCast on Blog Talk Radio

Connect with Buildingsonfire.com

banner ad

QR Code for Thecompanyofficer.com

Quick Response Code qrcode

FireEMS Blogs eNewsletter

Sign-up to receive our free monthly eNewsletter

LATEST FIREFIGHTER NEWS

HOT FORUM DISCUSSIONS

LATEST ON FIRE ENGINEERING

FEATURED DISCUSSIONS