Video shows crew withdrawing after collapse and as evacuation is sounded.
“I look at things differently…Am I doing what am I supposed to be doing? It hasn’t been easy.”
The T-16 crew proceeded into the structure and observed a small amount of rubbish burning on the ground.
Fire over their heads and a partial roof collapse.
10 hours later a excavator takes off Side Alpha.
“There’s a void for me, come here, you’ll see it. All I need is air, bro.” Lt. Howie Carpluk, E.42 FDNY
One was 82, another 18. POV response claims two. Two captains die and the fourth chief officer to die in 2011 is in this group of 10.
“I was watching the backhoe turn and as he turned I heard a woman moan.”
10 injured. For some, that’s two companies. For others, it’s half the department.
35 minutes after the 10-75, there was one member caught in a floor collapse and later, another forced to bailout of the second floor.
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