FDNY Firefighter James Lee Jr. is the recipient of the 2017 Ray Downey Courage and Valor Award for his actions in a rope rescue at a deadly Manhattan fire. The award will be presented at the Opening Ceremony of FDIC International 2017. Pic courtesy FirstOnScenePhotos.com. Read more below.
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Are you prepared to rescue a member who may have fallen through the floor? A Mayday was declared and two firefighters sustained nonlife-threatening injuries last night during a residential fire in Glen Rock, New Jersey.