Ladder 47 in Castle Hills celebrates 100-year anniversary

The crew of Ladder 47 in Castle Hill celebrated the station’s 100-year anniversary today. Even though the job is full of risks, the firefighters say

Even though the job is full of risks, the firefighters say the feeling of saving someone's life is unlike any other.

Even though the job is full of risks, the firefighters say the feeling of saving someone's life is unlike any other. (12/4/13)

THE BRONX - The crew of Ladder 47 in Castle Hill celebrated the station’s 100-year anniversary today.

Even though the job is full of risks, the firefighters say the feeling of saving someone's life is unlike any other.

"They can't pay you enough to go into a burning building," said one firefighter. "This is not just a paycheck. This is a family"

For extended video of 100th anniversary of Ladder 47, watch the clip to the left or click News 12 Extra on Optimum TV channel 612. 

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