Past Year Saw Fewest Fire Deaths In A Century, Mayor And FDNY Commissioner AnnounceThe decline has been attributed to 9 percent fewer serious fires, and shaving response times by an average of five seconds.
FDNY, NYPD Hold Solemn Tribute For Battalion Chief Michael FahyThe 17-year veteran was described as a “rising star” in the department and a dedicated family man who was married with three young children.
Nigro: Fallen FDNY Battalion Chief Michael Fahy A 'Rising Star'Michael Fahy, a 17-year veteran, was a father of three children and was the son of a fire chief.
Saving Lives And The Atmosphere, Pilot Program Will Cut Down On Emissions From Idling AmbulancesThe fire department has launched a pilot program to make ambulances healthier for the environment.
Emergency Responders Conduct Active-Shooter Drill In Lower Manhattan Subway StationIt's preparation for any potential attacks against the city and was planned before the Paris attacks.
Fire Officials: String Of Fires In Forest Hills Appear SuspiciousInvestigators reportedly have at least one surveillance video showing a man entering a construction site.
NYC Distributing 100,000 Free Smoke AlarmsMost fatal fires occur in homes, and "in two-thirds of those fires, there are no working smoke alarms present," said FDNY Commissioner Daniel Nigro.
Fire Commissioner: Natural Gas Ruled Out As Cause Of Brooklyn BlastFire marshals have eliminated natural gas as the cause of an explosion and fire that killed two people in Brooklyn, Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro said Thursday.
FDNY Begins Diversity TrainingThe latest available numbers show the FDNY is 76 percent white and more than 90 percent male.
Investigators Look For New Possible Causes In Brooklyn Building ExplosionFDNY Commissioner Daniel Nigro says fire marshals are checking for accelerants in Saturday's Borough Park blast.
Surveillance Video Captures Borough Park Home ExplosionAnother woman was killed and several people were injured after the blast blew off the entire front of the three-story Borough Park building.
De Blasio: Someone May Have 'Inappropriately' Tapped Gas Line Before East Village ExplosionTwenty-two people were injured, four critically, after the powerful blast and fire sent flames soaring and debris flying Thursday afternoon. Six members of the FDNY were hurt in the operation.