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Despite HFD officials at the time telling media the firefighter’s condition was stable, the witness video, first-hand accounts, and a federal investigation reveal a much more serious accident. (KHON video image)
Whatever the cause, more members were being forced to jump from windows, creating a great problem that needed to be addressed immediately. To rectify the problem, the FDNY, with financial help from the FDNY Foundation and under the direction of the FDNY fire commissioner, directed the Division of Training (DOT) to develop a pilot program called “Nylon Rope and Sav-Tee Harness System.”