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26 FDNY Engines Shut Down Due to Vaccine Mandate-Induced Staffing Shortage; Impact of Self-Manufactured Crisis Already Felt


On Friday, the deadline passed for NYC municipal workers to receive one dose of the COVID-19 injection.

That impacts police officers, firefighters, sanitation workers, EMS, and other essential workers that make the city function.

Without these workers, NYC would plunge into chaos due to severe staffing shortages.

Thousands of city workers have refused to comply with the Orwellian COVID-19 jab mandate.

If the city fires these workers, it jeopardizes the safety of New Yorkers.

But Mayor De Blasio doesn’t care about the safety of his constituents.

He only cares about politics and imposing dictatorial powers on hard-working American citizens.

While enforcement of the mandate begins Monday 11/1, the FDNY is already feeling the brunt of staffing shortages.

More than two dozen FDNY firehouses have already gone out of service due to the COVID-19 jab mandate:

De Blasio’s tyrannical mandate puts New Yorkers in harm due to inevitable increased response times to fires and other medical emergencies.

And the mayor’s office says this is about public health, right?

I don’t think New Yorkers will care about vaccination status of the emergency crew if their house is burning down or they’re suffering a heart attack.

The New York Post listed several of the closed engines:

The shuttered companies included Engine 55 in Lower Manhattan, Engine 234 in Crown Heights, Engine 231 in Brownsville, Ladder 128 in Long Island City and Engine 158 and Ladder 78 in Richmond on Staten Island, according to an FDNY alert sent Saturday morning.

Fire officials insisted the 26 closures were not permanent. “We have units that are temporarily out of service,” said spokesman Jim Long.

“Twenty six companies out of service is an unconscionable number,” said Councilman Joe Borelli, a Staten Island Republican who chairs the committee on fire and emergency management. “The firefighters who are unable to work have all been tested within the week and are not Covid positive, and I doubt New Yorkers care about the vaccine status of the person applying defibrillators to their chest.”

The FDNY’s vaccination rate was at 72 percent at the end of Friday. the city’s deadline for workers to get at least one shot of the Covid vaccine. The mandate is expected to be enforced beginning Monday. The NYPD’s number stood at 84 percent vaccinated.

The FDNY blamed the short staffing on firefighters calling out sick, with one insider saying “hundreds” of firefighters have been taking medical leave to protest the mandate.

Due to the mandate, many firefighters have retired rather than submit themselves to a medical experiment:

Sadly, we’re already witnessing the catastrophic impact of the short staffed fire department:

From ABC 7 NY:

A 7-year-old boy was killed and his grandmother was badly hurt in an overnight apartment fire in Manhattan, caused by electrical wiring.

Police officers responded to the building on 178th Street in Washington Heights around 1:30 a.m.

Flames apparently broke out in the superintendent’s apartment in the basement, later determined to be an illegally converted living space.

The fire started in an overloaded power strip and was caused by electrical wiring.

The fire was contained to the apartment as firefighters were able to quickly put it out.

Five people were inside the apartment at the time.

Robert Resto, 7, the superintendent’s grandson, was pronounced dead at the scene. Police say he died from severe body trauma.

Fires & cardiac emergencies present a greater threat to public health than COVID-19.

We have effective early treatments for COVID-19, but our corrupt medical establishment continues to deny the public access to these remedies.

The longer De Blasio waits to repeal his unconstitutional mandate, the more innocent lives will be lost due to the self-manufactured staffing crisis.

End the mandate De Blasio!


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