Al Hagan

Countdown for enrollment in Sept. 11 Victim Compensation Fund on Rep. Carolyn Maloney's official website, June 24, 2013. (credit: maloney.house.gov)

Officials Urge Those Affected By 9/11 To Register For Victim Compensation Fund

Time is running out for people exposed to toxins from the Sept. 11 terror attacks to register for health benefits. A deadline of Oct. 3 is looming for those who are sick or might become sick because of 9/11.

06/24/2013

The FDNY responds to a fire in the East Village - New York, NY - Sep 30, 2011 (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYC Fire Union Looks To Speaker Quinn To Block FDNY Closures

Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s budget proposes cutting $40 million from the funding for New York City fire companies, and the possible reductions have the full attention of the fire officers union head – Al Hagan.

02/03/2012

Upper East Side synagogue fire

Exclusive: Official Says UES Synagogue Fire Example Of Why FDNY Can’t Be Cut

There were charges Wednesday that the FDNY is stretched so thin that response times to a fire at an historic Upper East Side synagogue were agonizingly long and well above normal response times.

07/20/2011

In this undated photo provided by the New York City Fire Department, FDNY fire marshal Steven Mosiello, left, is shown talking to an unidentified firefighter. (AP Photo/FDNY)

Wake Being Held For Fire Official Steven Mosiello Who Worked At WTC Site

He was a fire marshall, one of the first on the scene at the World Trade Center on September 11. Steven Mosiello, 58, died of cancer of the esophagus, believed to be linked to the time he spent at Ground Zero.

07/17/2011