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      FDNY EMS Training AcademyDecember 20, 2012
      Medical
      • Bayside, United States

      When here, take a look at the powerful 9/11 Memorial created by members of the FDNY EMS Academy.

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      FDNY Ladder 8December 20, 2012
      Fire Station
      • New York, United States

      This active FDNY firehouse has been featured in numerous TV shows and films, including Ghostbusters, Seinfeld and Hitch, and is one of the oldest in the city.

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      FDNY Engine 26December 20, 2012
      Fire Station
      • New York, United States

      This is the oldest active FDNY firehouse in NYC. Engine 26 has been in these quarters since its inception on Oct. 16, 1865, taking over the quarters of the former Valley Forge Engine 46.

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      Cathedral Church of St. John the DivineDecember 20, 2012
      Church
      • New York, United States

      When you enter, turn to the right. You'll find a memorial dedicated to the 12 firefighters who lost their lives at the 23rd Street fire on Oct. 17, 1966.

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      NYU Brown BuildingApril 19, 2012
      Academic Building
      • New York, United States

      The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire occurred here on March 25, 1911. The tragedy, which took 146 lives, led to new building safety laws, as well as the FDNY's fire safety & fire prevention programs.

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      6 East 23rd StreetApril 19, 2012
      Residential
      • New York, United States

      Twelve FDNY firefighters were killed battling a fire here on Oct 17, 1966. It was the the largest loss of FDNY firefighters at one incident before 9/11. There's a memorial plaque outside the building.

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      Sergeant Johnson TriangleApril 12, 2012
      Other Outdoors
      • Bronx, United States

      This triangle is named to honor Sgt Charles Johnson, the only NYC fireman killed in WWI (Engine 58). He was killed in action on Oct. 14, 1918 at the Battle of Argonne Forest, France, at age 24.

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      Firefighter's MemorialApril 12, 2012
      Other Outdoors
      • New York, United States

      Firefighter's Memorial (1912) honors all those who died in the line of duty. Every October the FDNY holds its Memorial Day ceremony at this site, remembering all active members who died that year.

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      39 Frankfort StreetApril 12, 2012
      Other Outdoors
      • New York, United States

      Fireman George Smith installed NYC's 1st modern hydrant outside his home here in 1817. The octagon-shaped wooden enclosure was held together with iron straps. Hydrants weren't widespread until 1840.

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      Liberty and William StreetsApril 12, 2012
      Other Outdoors
      • Manhattan, United States

      NYC's first fire plug (precursor of the fire hydrant) was installed outside a candy store here in 1807. Plugs were like corks. They could be pulled & hollowed logs used to feed water from reservoirs.

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      MTA Subway - 72nd St/Broadway (1/2/3)April 12, 2012
      Metro
      • New York, United States

      The FDNY's fire safety mascot, Hot Dog, visited this location in a safety video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mLDgBWSIeOM

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      Wall StreetApril 10, 2012
      Street
      • New York, United States

      The city's first firehouse was built in 1736, in front of Federal Hall (which at that time was City Hall). The apparatus protected 1,200 homes with a population of approximately 9,000.

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