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FDNY: The 23rd Street Fire and Collapse October 17, 1966-2019 53th Anniversary and Remembrance

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Remembering the “23rd Street Fire” October 17, 1966-2019; 53th Anniversary and Remembrances On October 17th, 1966, Manhattan Dispatch recorded an alarm from a resident at 7 East 22nd Street for smoke on the 4th floor of a brownstone. Box 0598 was transmitted at 2136 hours. Engine 14, 3 & 16, Ladders 3 & 12, Battalion […]

Operational Safety at Buildings Under Renovation

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httpv:// A multiple alarm fire consumed the county courthouse in downtown Pittsboro, North Carolina yesterday. The building was undergoing renovations at the time of the fire and was occupied and operational. The fire started in the clock tower of the 130-yr.-old building and is believed to have been caused by welders.  The entire building was […]