FDNY to get advanced view of fires

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

1 Neighborhood Brief for April 23
Police say they're investigating after a body was 2 Police: Man found dead inside vehicle
Police are searching for the suspect who they 3 Police search for suspect in string of burglaries
One person was injured and traffic was backed 4 1 injured in fiery crash along BQE near Union Street and Hamilton Ave.
Authorities say eight people were injured in a 5 8 injured in Williamsburg fire

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