“No Sleep Till Brooklyn” Lloyd Takes in Two-Alarm Fire with TL.157

On the scene with The Jolly Rogers of Rogers Avenue.

Box 3940

1040   East  45th  St.

E. 255,   E.310,   E.309
TL.157, TL..59
Batt.  41

7-5-3940
L.147  (FAST)
E.323
Rescue  Co. 2
Squad  Co. 1
Batt.  58
Div. 15

1-story Brick, 50 x 100, Commercial
Exposure 1 is a street; Exposure 2 is a vacant lot; Exposure 3 is unknown; Exposure 4 is a similar type attached.
Batt.  41: Using  All Hands; Fire in a commercial garage. Extra Engine and Truck. Fire is "Doubtful."

E.257, TL.170

Batt.  41: Request HazMat to respond due to materials in the building.
HazMat 1, HazMat Battalion, E.250 (HazTech)

Div. 15 to Brooklyn "Transmit a second alarm. Transmit a 10-70  also.”

2 – 2 – 3940
E.248 (Water Resource Unit)
E.281, E.283
L.113
E.284 / Satellite  3
Batt. 33 (Safety  Officer)
Batt. 48 (Resource Unit Leader)
Rescue Battalion, Safety Battalion
Fieldcom 1, Tactical Support Unit 2
Command Tactical Unit

Div. 15 "We are in exterior operations with one tower ladder. Second tower ladder set-up. Two lines stretched and in operation. Heavy smoke condition. Fire is "Doubtful.""
 

 

Lloyd Mitchell is a photojournalism student. His main focuses are breaking news and humanities as well as crimes and fires. Lloyd also covers college and professional sports such as minor league baseball. He uses photojournalism to tell a story and to make a difference in his local communities at school in Buffalo and at home in Brooklyn.

 

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Comments
Ron Ayotte
“FEAR” by Ric Jorge
Ric, excellent article. Your FD is not the only one that suffers from TAS (Training Anxiety Syndrome). Same circus, different community. As far as seeking help from an EAP, I did take advantage of my community's EAP 8 years into my career. I was heading down the road to a separation/divorce after I got promoted…
2014-12-04 16:04:47
Mike McAdams
Who Looks After The Victims?
Captain LeBlanc, Great point in the blog debating the new and old techniques and how to blend them into that first minutes on the fire ground. One of the first points stated was “Unless they know your manpower, resources and abilities, and are standing in that front lawn at 2:00 a.m., all they can do…
2014-12-02 14:45:23
Ruel Douvillier
Who Looks After The Victims?
I suspect these new tactics are all related to the NFPA standard that came out a few years ago recommending higher manpower on apparatus than the authorities having jurisdiction were prepared to implement. For the 30+ years that I've been fighting fires, UL and NIST have been using the data that they gained by setting…
2014-12-02 11:48:44
Joseph carroll
Who Looks After The Victims?
I work in a dept with 2 man Engine cos, man powers is an issue with our first due assignment. (3 engs,2 Trks , Batt Chief). Usually 13 Firefighters on the assignment. At times the exterior attack has no option, heavy fire too include exposures etc. some new leaders feel that this exterior attack is…
2014-12-01 19:05:51
Brian
Who Looks After The Victims?
Am I missing the old SSLEEVES-OCD pneumonic??? seems that one. It addressed alot of the things we have to think of, and the new Slicers is something that I think in right circumstances and construction would make sense, but at other times might be completely useless. I have watched and read alot of the NIST…
2014-12-01 02:10:06
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