Battalion Viewers, this NEW webisode is part of the "48 Hours with Fresno Fire" and displays one of the challanges of being a first responder. Not only is it difficult with patients you don't know, but what is it like to arrive on scene with someone you do? This is a fact in the life of a 1st responder that the general public does not see but need to understand and respect.
Captain Oney Durney on calls approching his retirement. This day ended on a high note, but it did not start off that way.
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Robert Beddia, the Staten Island FDNY member who died while fighting a fire in Manhattan, is gone -- but certainly not forgotten.
Monday marks seven years since Beddia, 53, lost his life battling a blaze in the old Deutsche Bank building near Ground Zero.The Aug. 18, 2007, fire also took the life of a Brooklyn firefighter, Joseph Graffagnino. More than 40 others were hurt.
Let us pray for these brave souls and thier families. ...Read more