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No: 41063   Contributor: Phil Bklyn   Year: 2018   Country: United States of America
50 k gpm

50k gpm Rainbow

FDNY fireboat 343 displaying her ability to flow 50,000 gallons per minute at the 17th annual Steve Siller Tunnel to Towers (T2T) memorial run on 9-30-2018. Notice the rainbow mixed in with the streams.

At the tunnel's exit in Manhattan the runners are greeted with members of FDNY showing larger-than-life photos of the brothers lost that day and cadets from the US Military Academy at West Point holding American flags. One photo shows a firefighter emulating Siller by running in full turnout gear. Many of the runners do this.

This year more than 50k people participated.

Phil, Bklyn
Picture added on 03 October 2018 at 16:21
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I had the honour and pleasure of a guided tour of this impressive vessel just this last Friday while with a friend who is a FDNY dispatcher. Certainly not like anything we have in the UK anymore, where fireboats are now rare.

Added by Andy Fish on 09 October 2018.
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