Quick thinking by FDNY shows need for terror threat awareness
By Adam K. Thiel
When responding to daily emergencies it is sometimes easy to forget the continued threat from terrorists, foreign and domestic, that we face throughout the United States.
New York City firefighters, along with their counterparts in other large cities, remain on the front lines of the Global War on Terror; as demonstrated by the Times Square bombing attempt earlier this year.
But regardless of where you live and work, terrorism remains a threat and all fire departments must ensure their members keep a high index of suspicion when approaching even seemingly "routine" incidents.
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