If you haven’t had a chance to see today’s NY Daily News, there is a piece in it by FDNY Deputy Chief (Ret) Tom Dunne. Many of you know Tom as a long time instructor at FDIC, along with many other programs. His comments are far beyond just being related to just the building’s that NYC is seeing-these are going up in other areas. Take a sec to read his comments – comments that represent us all – and pass them on.
ALSO-Tom recently wrote a new book that is a must in any firefighters library. His book “Notes From The Fireground” is a reflection his his 33 years on the FDNY. He provides opinion, advice and tactical considerations well worth all our reading.
HERE is this morning article on hi-rise fire considerations:
CHIEF DUNNE’S NEW BOOK:
HERE are links to his book:
or via Amazon:
2020 FDNY OPERATIONAL REFERENCE BOOK NOW AVAILABLE:
The new 2020 Edition of the FDNY Operational Reference has been released. If you have never seen this book (this is the most recent update), it covers engine, ladder, and rescue/squad operations; includes chief officer operations, training, and statistics; explains foam, hazmat, marine, collapse, pipeline, and airport operations; provides details of dispatch operations, alarm assignment, and radio procedures. It also lists apparatus assignment for each company and unit; includes an overview of EMS operations and shows ambulance deployment, and much more.