Today is the Anniversary of the 23rd St Fire in FDNY that killed 12 Firefighters on October 17, 1966. There are several excellent resources from Fire Engineering to learn about this fire.
===The first is brand new, and is from retired FDNY Battalion Chief Jerry Tracy (hosted by Asst Chief Joe Pronesti, Elyria, OH) and part of Fire Engineering’s Building Construction Awareness Project. This is an excellent one hour video training program specifically focused on this fire.
===The 2nd is from FDNY Deputy Chief Jay Jonas who wrote an extremely in-depth report, about this fire, on its 50th anniversary:
===And here is an updated Fire Engineering Podcast about this fire as well:
Other Related Links About The 23rd Street Fire:
ACTUAL B & W FILM FROM THE SCENE:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KCG0XzKDKmA (CHIEF DUNN)
The 23rd Street Fire – THE BOOK:
Take Care. Be Careful. Pass it On. Rest In Peace.