FDNY to get advanced view of fires

The FDNY is partnering with a private security firm that operates CCTVs in buildings across Brooklyn, allowing it to get an advanced view of the

BROOKLYN - The FDNY is partnering with a private security firm that operates CCTVs in buildings across Brooklyn, allowing it to get an advanced view of the danger firefighters may be stepping into.

SecureWatch 24, which was started by a former New York City police officer, operates the closed-circuit televisions on behalf of property owners and installs cameras in public areas such as elevators, hallways and lobbies.

The FDNY also expects the new technology to be a valuable resource in investigating suspected arsons.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Dozens of people were arrested across the borough 1 Dozens arrested in 'Operation Hardball' drug takedown
VIDEO: Deal reached on Rockland sheriff's deputies contract 2 VIDEO: Deal reached on Rockland sheriff's deputies contract
News 12's Dan Serafin visited Lincoln High School 3 Lincoln H.S. alumnus plays in Sweet 16 of NCAA Tourney
VIDEO: Greenwich Fire 4 VIDEO: Fire on Glenville Road in Greenwich
The U.S. team celebrates following an 8-0 win 5 The Buzz: US beats Puerto Rico 8-0 to win WBC

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE