More reports of FDNY EMS employees’ misuse of social media have surfaced, this time involving unauthorized photos of patients’ gory injuries.
The accident happened at around 6:30 p.m. on the express tracks. Service was disrupted on the 1, 2 and 3 subway lines in Manhattan due to the police investigation.
Leaders of the Vulcan Society, a fraternal organization of black firefighters, are now calling for the ouster of EMS Lt. Timothy Dluhos after the New York Post exposed his questionable Twitter messages.
A Fire Department emergency medical services lieutenant cried after a reporter confronted him about a string of racist tweets, according to a published report.
One big difference this time around is the city’s Emergency Medical Services has a new bag of tricks and they showed some of them to CBS 2 on Friday.
The ironworker doing the maintenance high up at the top of the Roosevelt Island tower somehow got his foot stuck between a cable and a wheel.
The incident happened near East 25th Street and Clarendon Road shortly before 10 a.m. That’s when police said a 70-year-old man and his 63-year-old sister had a violent argument.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Fire Commissioner Salvatore Cassano swore in and congratulated the 318 “probies” at a ceremony at the FDNY Fire Academy on Tuesday.
EMS said that eight people are in serious but stable condition. Thirty others were also injured, but their injuries are said to be minor.
Two accidents took place within five hours of each other — both involving alleged impaired drivers — at Richmond Avenue and Signs Road on Staten Island on Saturday night and Sunday morning.
The injury is not considered life-threatening. The man was taken to New York Hospital.
One suspect was killed Thursday morning during a shooting at an East Harlem pharmacy, police said. Surveillance video obtained exclusively by CBS 2 showed the chaotic scene.
Investigators said the crane cable snapped, sending the boom plummeting. That massive arm of steel crushed one of the workers, while another worker suffered severe trauma to his leg after being hit by debris.
Retired EMS assistant chief John McFarland was revered within the FDNY, and today he is being laid to rest after dying from a brain tumor linked to his service after the attacks of 9/11.
Firefighters frantically searched through the pile of concrete, pulling five workers out. Investigators said concrete being poured between the metal pillars buckled the building.