NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The NYPD is taking steps to protect FDNY EMTs and medics working in the Rockaways after they received terroristic threats.

A source told CBS2 the threats are believed to be gang-related and also involve the NYPD.

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So far, no incidents have been reported in connection with the threats.

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As a precaution, EMS units are staging at police station houses, and officers are accompanying them as they respond to calls.

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EMS members were also warned to practice “situational awareness” when they carry out their duties.