04/20/2012

Video: NYC rescue turns into FDNY vs. NYPD jurisdiction battle

Cops, firefighters squabbled over safety issues and who should have been in charge

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By Sabrina Ford and Rebecca Harshbarger
The New York Post

NEW YORK — Three workers were saved from a dangling scaffold on an Upper East Side high-rise yesterday — but the rescue operation became a battle of the badges when cops and firefighters squabbled over safety issues and who should have been in charge.

The men were doing brick work at 200 E. 66th ...

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