Here is the another story about fire fighters doing their jobs:
Firefighters are battling a six-alarm fire in the Breezy Point section of the Rockaway peninsula in Queens. Officials say the fire was reported at about 11 p.m. Monday…
The interesting thing about this story? The fire took place last night. In New York City. During Hurricane Sandy.
Firefighter personnel saved scores of people from the fire, sometimes maneuvering hoses through chest-deep water.
The backup power generator at NYU Langone Medical Center failed, forcing evacuation of patients, including 20 babies from the NICU (neo-natal intensive care unit), all during 60-mph winds and torrential rain.
A construction crane on 57th Street came loose from its moorings and is dangling 75 stories in the air by entangled cables. The NYC Building Department sent inspectors up into the building (during a freakin’ hurricane!) to assess the situation; a spokesman described the inspectors as “the best of the best”.
And this morning I found this: