“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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Dave LeBlanc
Who Looks After The Victims?
Dave - I think the reason there is a debate is because the message is so contorted. From those that have chosen to manipulate the information to suit their position, the the ISFSI own website saying different things about what the tactics truly are. I agree 100% with giving everyone the information and letting them…
2014-11-20 22:06:56
Dave Skidmore
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I'm glad you identified the "one issue no one is discussing, the lack of manpower on scene". My department runs a single apparatus, staffed with a minimum of 4 guys sometimes 5, with our second due being either our paid call or mutual aid - either option realistically being 10 plus minutes behind the first…
2014-11-19 22:01:40
Heath Smith
Who Looks After The Victims?
Great article Dave. I agree with your comment that "they became traditions because they work." And yes if you change the focus from life safety to your own safety how about holding a town meeting and letting those you swore to protect know whats going on, I am sure they will see your point!
2014-11-19 19:28:21
Ron Ayotte
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Excellence as usual, Dave.
2014-11-19 03:39:35
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David... excellent series.
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