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Episode 1913: Taking It to the Streets

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Tonight's show is a firsthand account and review of the FDNY 23rd Street Fire from October 17, 1966 that resulted in 12 FDNY line of duty deaths. Chris Naum speaks with guests Deputy Chief Vinny Dunn, FDNY(ret) and Asst. Chief Joe Pronesti, Elyria (OH) FD. They discuss the incident with firsthand accounts of the event from Chief Dunn, who was a Lt. on E33 arriving on the second alarm.They discuss relevancy of this event today in jurisdictions with Type III buildings and cellar fires, building construction, tactical considerations, and lessons learned.

Resource:FiregroundLeadership.com  http://www.firegroundleadership.com/2018/10/16/fdny-the-23-street-collapse-october-171966-box-55-598-2/