Why register? ...To Enhance Your Experience
+ Reply to Thread
Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 20 of 23
  1. #1
    Forum Member Res45cuE's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    NJ
    Posts
    97

    Default Breaking News in Upstate NY- NYSP Shooting

    ABC 7 (NYC) just showed the fiery standoff between Travis Trim and NYSP SWAT troopers. Trim was believed to be barricaded in a rural weekend home in the Catskills. NYSP approached, house caught fire, is now burning to the ground. FF's made an initial approach, but were driven back by gunfire. VERY riveting video footage, stay tuned to NYC/ Albany stations for further.


  2. #2
    This space for rent NYSmokey's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2001
    Location
    Recently relocated to Baltimore County, MD
    Posts
    1,018

    Default

    More info can be found through these links:

    http://www.news10now.com/content/top...sp?ArID=103207

    http://www.9wsyr.com/news/local/stor...b-0ebf238d9e04

    RIP Trooper Brinkerhoff. Wishing a speedy recovery to Trooper Mattson. My prayers and condolences go out to the troopers family and the NYSP.
    Last edited by NYSmokey; 04-25-2007 at 07:29 PM.

  3. #3
    Banned
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    In my house
    Posts
    2,332

    Default

    It's really crazy. The entire house is up in smoke. What posses a 23 year old to do something like this. Then again, if you have ever been to the area you know it isn't far from deliverance.

  4. #4
    This space for rent NYSmokey's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2001
    Location
    Recently relocated to Baltimore County, MD
    Posts
    1,018

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by HotTrotter View Post
    It's really crazy. The entire house is up in smoke. What posses a 23 year old to do something like this. Then again, if you have ever been to the area you know it isn't far from deliverance.
    Whatever happened to just posting your condolences and best wishes for the injured.

  5. #5
    .
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Posts
    506

    Default

    Rest in peace

  6. #6
    Banned
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    In my house
    Posts
    2,332

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by NYSmokey View Post
    Whatever happened to just posting your condolences and best wishes for the injured.
    Those go without saying. I sometimes don't mention the merely obvious. Obviously my condolences go out to the trooper and his family as well as those injured. I have several friends and a couple of family members who are troopers, so this always hits close to home.

    I'm just dumbfounded and need to ask why? Why does something so senseless have to happen? What is wrong with people?

  7. #7
    Forum Member
    Join Date
    May 2005
    Posts
    275

    Default

    I truly believe, no more pain, no more sorow for this "FINEST". God bless you and keep your family in our prayers.

  8. #8
    Forum Member Slaytallica45's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2005
    Location
    Belle Mead, NJ
    Posts
    282

    Default

    Very interesting video footage, I was watching it live on ABC news when the crew on the attack line moved in and had to dive for cover as he opened fire on them.

    RIP To the fallen Trooper and a quick recovery for the injured one
    NJ FFII/EMT-B

  9. #9
    Forum Member MemphisE34a's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2004
    Location
    Memphis, TN - USA
    Posts
    2,522

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by NYSmokey View Post
    Whatever happened to just posting your condolences and best wishes for the injured.
    The initial post did not indicate that anyone was killed or injured. Is that not the case?
    RK
    cell #901-494-9437

    Management is making sure things are done right. Leadership is doing the right thing. The fire service needs alot more leaders and a lot less managers.

    "Everyone goes home" is the mantra for the pussification of the modern, American fire service.


    Comments made are my own. They do not represent the official position or opinion of the Fire Department or the City for which I am employed. In fact, they are normally exactly the opposite.

  10. #10
    This space for rent NYSmokey's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2001
    Location
    Recently relocated to Baltimore County, MD
    Posts
    1,018

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by MemphisE34a View Post
    The initial post did not indicate that anyone was killed or injured. Is that not the case?
    1 Trooper is dead and 2 others were injured by this gunman (over a 2 day period). I was referring to Hot Trotter's Deliverance remark. It might have been my frustration about all of the troopers shot this year coming out. It has been a terrible 12 months for the New York State Police.

    Actually, it's been a rough year in general for law enforcement. RIP to all the fallen.
    Last edited by NYSmokey; 04-25-2007 at 09:50 PM.
    Tom

    Never Forget 9-11-2001

    Stay safe out there!

    IACOJ Member

  11. #11
    Forum Member dave29's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2005
    Location
    Vestal NY
    Posts
    459

    Default

    The SOB might be DEAD Hopefully he is

    http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070426/...ooper_shooting
    Firefighter for Vestal 32-2

    American Red Cross Volunteer

  12. #12
    Banned
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    In my house
    Posts
    2,332

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by NYSmokey View Post
    1 Trooper is dead and 2 others were injured by this gunman (over a 2 day period). I was referring to Hot Trotter's Deliverance remark. It might have been my frustration about all of the troopers shot this year coming out. It has been a terrible 12 months for the New York State Police.

    Actually, it's been a rough year in general for law enforcement. RIP to all the fallen.
    I beleive there are 5 dead troopers this year and I know a city of Utica officer got it as well. Some of these have been real close to home. It really sucks and one has to ask why.

    My understanding is that they have found some bones, burned beyond recognition. I'm sure he saved us all a lot of aggrevation and tax dollars as well. Anyone notice how fast that building went up. Amazing to know that there were firefighters on scene and the fire got that big.

  13. #13
    55 Years & Still Rolling hwoods's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2002
    Location
    Glenn Dale Md, Heart of the P.G. County Fire Belt....
    Posts
    10,739

    Lightbulb Well...........

    Quote Originally Posted by HotTrotter View Post
    I beleive there are 5 dead troopers this year and I know a city of Utica officer got it as well. Some of these have been real close to home. It really sucks and one has to ask why.

    Anyone notice how fast that building went up. Amazing to know that there were firefighters on scene and the fire got that big.

    Having been there a couple of times over the years, I can say that it is extremely difficult to operate a hose line while dodging gunfire..........

    If you wish, go back a couple of months here in FH News, look for an incident in Frederick, Md. where a gunman holed up in a liquor store, held everyone off for a couple of hours, then the entire shopping center burned around him. Frederick county has some very good people in a 28 station combination system with great apparatus and good staffing, but the couldn't do much with the guy shooting at them.
    Last edited by hwoods; 04-26-2007 at 10:30 AM.
    Never use Force! Get a Bigger Hammer.
    In memory of
    Chief Earle W. Woods, 1912 - 1997
    Asst. Chief John R. Woods Sr. 1937 - 2006

    IACOJ Budget Analyst

    I Refuse to be a Spectator. If I come to the Game, I'm Playing.

    www.gdvfd18.com

  14. #14
    Forum Member
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    Cupcake NY
    Posts
    1,327

    Default

    Dave was a friend of mine from college at SUNY Albany. I am out of the Country and will be unable to attend his funeral. He will be sorely missed by all of us!

    Rest in peace Brother!

  15. #15
    Forum Member
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Posts
    21

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by jonnyirons2 View Post
    Dave was a friend of mine from college at SUNY Albany. I am out of the Country and will be unable to attend his funeral. He will be sorely missed by all of us!

    Rest in peace Brother!
    Trooper Brinkerhoff was a UAlbany alum?

  16. #16
    Forum Member Res45cuE's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    NJ
    Posts
    97

    Default

    I am sorry for the loss of your friend, Tpr. Brinkerhoff. His family, friends, and all of the NYSP are in our prayers during this brutal time. As earlier posted, it has been a very tough two years for the NYSP.

    Rest in Peace, Gray Rider.

  17. #17
    Forum Member dave29's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2005
    Location
    Vestal NY
    Posts
    459
    Firefighter for Vestal 32-2

    American Red Cross Volunteer

  18. #18
    .
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Posts
    506

    Default

    I hate to say it, but GOOD.

  19. #19
    Banned
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    In my house
    Posts
    2,332

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by hwoods View Post
    Having been there a couple of times over the years, I can say that it is extremely difficult to operate a hose line while dodging gunfire..........

    If you wish, go back a couple of months here in FH News, look for an incident in Frederick, Md. where a gunman holed up in a liquor store, held everyone off for a couple of hours, then the entire shopping center burned around him. Frederick county has some very good people in a 28 station combination system with great apparatus and good staffing, but the couldn't do much with the guy shooting at them.
    I wasn't trying to imply that they didn't do enough or they should have done more. Sorry if that is the way some have taken it. It was more about the amazement of how fast the thing went up. I'm thinking we are looking at fully involved - save the cellar - if they weren't already there. Just gives one an appreciation for how fast a home can get fully involved. Again, sorry if I offended anyone

  20. #20
    .
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Posts
    506

    Default

    Breaking news:

    Trooper killed by friendly fire

    Just heard it on the radio-I don't see it online yet

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Did you respond to WTC???
    By E40FDNYL35 in forum Firefighters Forum
    Replies: 197
    Last Post: 04-21-2011, 07:28 PM
  2. World Of Fire Report: 03-02-06
    By PaulBrown in forum World of Fire Daily Report
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 03-02-2006, 10:11 PM
  3. Breaking News Feed Online
    By vapor00 in forum New Web Site Announcements
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 12-06-2005, 11:36 AM
  4. Breaking News
    By CaptainMikey in forum Firefighters Forum
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 08-25-2004, 02:42 PM
  5. Replies: 4
    Last Post: 11-22-2003, 01:08 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts