Former Commissioner Sal Cassano reflects on the arduous role of redesigning FDNY post-9/11

The chief shares his personal 9/11 story, plus the measures employed to reduce LODDs and the support systems that helped in the aftermath


In this episode of the Side Alpha Podcast, Fire Chief Marc Bashoor speaks with former FDNY Chief of Department and Fire Commissioner Sal Cassano about 9/11 and what it was like to face the arduous task of redesigning and rebuilding the department in the wake of such a massive loss. Cassano shares his personal 9/11 story, and details the recruitment efforts, new measures to reduce LODD numbers, and the support systems that helped the department in the aftermath.

 

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