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BuildingsonFire: Taking It to the Streets

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Host Chris Naum and company return to talk command considerations, building construction, and more.

FDNY - October 17, 1966 - Box 55-598

The 23 Street Fire and Collapse; Building Insights

Honor, Courage, Sacrifice and Remembrance-1966-2020

Buildingsonfire’s Taking it to the Streets will discuss insights on the Building and is Performance that contributed to the structural collapse during fire operations that resulted in Twelve FDNY Firefighters and Officers losing their lives during operations at Box 55-598 at what is known as the 23 Street Fire that occurred on the evening of October 17, 1966. 

Remembrance, Honor and Sacrifice

Included in this program will be archived excerpts from our 2018 special podcast that I had the privilege of hosting with special guest Deputy Chief Vinny Dunn, FDNY (ret) and Asst. Chief Joe Pronesti (OH), with Chief Dunn sharing his first-hand accounts as the Lt. of E33 operating at the fire and our discussion on the lessons learned that resonate today for operations at Type III (Class 3) Buildings and Occupancies 

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