That's what happened to Firefighter Thomas Brick, a 30-year-old with two years on the FDNY
, on Dec.
In all, 120 local youngsters - 60 from the FDNY
soccer league and 60 children of FDNY
employees - spent the day taking part in skills sessions, soccer drills and smallsided matches alongside the LFC Foundation coaches and official club mascot Mighty Red.
The event included a surprise balut-eating contest and videoke challenge, which the women and men of the NYPD and FDNY
Twenty Filipino-American officers of NYPD and six from the FDNY
who are assigned in different precincts and offices in New York City participated in the gathering.
There is currently one fatality reported," read a tweet from FDNY
Once the the flames were extinguished, FDNY
cleared the building and discovered the six bodies, police said.
"It is remarkable that a developer can come into a community, disregard the letter and intention of an existing zoning resolution, and exploit loopholes that its elected officials and city agencies like the Department of City Planning and FDNY
find egregious and possibly unsafe," said Chris Giordano, president of the local block association.
The aerosolized dust from the collapsed towers exposed FDNY
and other first responders to unprecedented levels of polychlorinated biphenyls, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, dioxins, asbestos, and other potential carcinogens, as well as diesel smoke from heavy machinery used in the 10-month rescue-and-recovery effort.
Ankura Singh, M.P.H., from the Montefiore Medical Center in New York City, and colleagues projected the future burden of cancer in WTC-exposed FDNY
rescue and recovery workers in a cohort of 12,374 white males.
The 59th Hazard Response Company, Fort Drum, New York, became the first Regular Army CBRN unit to train in New York City with the New York City Fire Department (FDNY
) Hazardous Material Team.
"There is no evidence at this point of a terror connection," de Blasio said at a press conference, but he spoke of an "intentional act," and a "very serious incident." According to the New York City fire department (FDNY
), 29 people were injured, of whom 24 people were hospitalized.
One person was injured critically and other injuries were possible, said the Fire Department of New York (FDNY