I guess many of you have heard about the 11,000 jobs that will be cut by NYC within a few days. Some of those cuts will happen quickly. I am very concerned because many firehouses are going to be let go and closed down (20 to be exact). What would occur if there was a fire, say on 27th St., and the closest fire station was on 34th St. As polluted as the streets are in this city, the fire trucks would have a horrible time getting from their station to 27th St., quickly. By the time they would get here, the fire would be totally out of control.
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What do the rest of you think about this plan. I mean 20 fire stations is a lot in the city, especially with all the high-rises around here. If you haven't seen the Towering Inferno, you need to. It will show exactly what happens when a fire occurs in a high-rise.
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