Upstate NY Firefighters Prepare to Help NYC

Oct 30, 2012

Firefighters in Adirondack towns relatively untouched by Sandy are getting ready to head downstate to help pump out basements, fight fires and direct traffic in the storm-ravaged New York City region.

Franklin County Emergency Services Director Ricky Provost tells the Adirondack Daily Enterprise ( ) that the governor's office is asking firefighters in northern parts of the state to come to southern New York to assist with storm recovery.

Franklin County sent a technical rescue crew to help on Long Island on Sunday. The crew is trained to help with a variety of different kind of rescues like high angle, confined space, rope and water.

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