Firefighters controlled the fire in approximately 30 minutes. One firefighter was taken to an area hospital after suffering a critical medical emergency.
“This morning, a member suffered a serious medical emergency while operating on a first-due fire. That member has been transported to a local hospital and has been stabilized. No further information will be released at this time. We thank everyone for the support we have received so far. Any questions about this incident need to be directed to the Chief of the Department Justin Lucas.”
Updates will be provided when they become available.
DATE: Tuesday, October 15, 2019
TIME: 0800-1700 Hours
LOCATION: FDNY Fire Academy – Building 11, Randall’s Island, New York, NY 10035