Photo of the Week: A shoutout to telecommunicators and a throwback

Check out FDNY's 1963 photo of a Field Communications Unit


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NEW YORK — Many emotionally moving messages have been shared during National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week, but the FDNY posted one this week that was literally moving.

The department showed off a Field Communications Unit that we think looks a little like a vintage Volkswagen microbus. According to the FDNY, fire alarm dispatchers and firefighters staffed the vehicles. The photo is from 1963.

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