Hurricane Sandy

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I'm pretty far (Ithaca, NY) from the main part of it, but even so we've had a ton of trees and power lines down already.
 

medicsb

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Partial crane collapse in NYC, shutting down a lot of midtown. It's getting real

Apparently some every-day Einsteins at FDNY have decided to climb 74 flights of stairs to determine "what should be done"? I'm no engineer, but what is there to be done during a Hurricane that can't wait until the Hurricane is gone other than stay away?
 

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Apparently some every-day Einsteins at FDNY have decided to climb 74 flights of stairs to determine "what should be done"? I'm no engineer, but what is there to be done during a Hurricane that can't wait until the Hurricane is gone other than stay away?

Hey they are firefighters they are not affected by hurricanes.:rolleyes:

Common sense says hey it can wait till the storm blows by we can just block off some streets.
 

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The news crew caught us on camera as we were getting checked in at the airport. Looks like ice cream is gonna be around.

Good luck, I just got my DRT app in, so I wont be on this deployment.
 

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Fatal car accident in Westchester, ny. Weather related.
 

Aidey

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Am I wrong in thinking that Gov. Christie has sounded like a total :censored: in his speeches about how no one is going to be rescued?
 
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Anjel

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We are having damaging winds in Michigan.

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The front of the building was ripped off
 

mycrofft

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TWC shows Chicago surfers on Lake Michigan.

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JPINFV

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Am I wrong in thinking that Gov. Christie has sounded like a total d!ck in his speeches about how no one is going to be rescued?


Depends. If the emergency management officials tell you to get out because a huge storm is coming and your area is going to flood, and you ignore them, who's fault is it that you need to be rescued? Isn't that being a total penis to everyone who is now risking their lives to save yours because you thought you could ride out a huge storm and were wrong.

As a side note, I feel the same way about penises who decide not to evacuate when wild fires are coming their way despite ample time.
 

socalmedic

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We are having damaging winds in Michigan.

picture was here.

The front of the building was ripped off

or was it stolen? D-town dirty.
 

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Out of 7 ambulances we had 2 ambulances that got a whole windshield wiper (not just the blade) ripped of from the wind. But we are still pushing on. Not sure how much more wind damage can happen to the ambulances.

Just crossed over into New York State lines.
 

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Out of 7 ambulances we had 2 ambulances that got a whole windshield wiper (not just the blade) ripped of from the wind. But we are still pushing on. Not sure how much more wind damage can happen to the ambulances.

Just crossed over into New York State lines.

Dang, I'm jealous of you all that get to go on this kind of stuff.
 

exodus

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Dang, I'm jealous of you all that get to go on this kind of stuff.

So am I :p If I wouldn't have slacked on putting in my application (Which only took me 20 minutes to do...) I'd be out there right now.
 

JPINFV

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Out of 7 ambulances we had 2 ambulances that got a whole windshield wiper (not just the blade) ripped of from the wind. But we are still pushing on. Not sure how much more wind damage can happen to the ambulances.

Just crossed over into New York State lines.


Wait... your ambulances have working windshield wipers? Did you guys at least replace the blades before you took off?
 

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Am I wrong in thinking that Gov. Christie has sounded like a total :censored: in his speeches about how no one is going to be rescued?

As a NJ EMT, i agree with the Gov. We went to all the residents in the flood areas sunday and told them to leave. There are some people who we cant get to. I have told people on the phone that they will not be rescued and will have to ride the storm out. We gave everyone fair warning. If they chose to ignore us, then they get what they get.
 
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