23 minutes into shift change, box 0616 was filled for the house on fire. Callers advised they heard an explosion and saw fire. Engine and Truck 6 arrived to find smoke showing from the front and rear of the home. Engine 6 stretched on the dwelling while the truck conducted [...]
AVFRD would like to welcome Blake Michael Wealand to our extended fire dept. family. Blake was born on 9-12-13 at 0031 hours. The boy is a healthy 7lb 14oz and 20" long. The family is home now and doing well. Congrats!
12 years ago today, 343 FDNY firemen, 23 NYPD officers, and 37 Port Authority policemen perished in an effort to save as many lives that they swore to protect. These brave men and women will be forever honored as true heroes. They portrayed the very essence that makes the fire [...]