FDNY Commissioner Sal Cassano
Their names were added to a memorial wall at FDNY headquarters in downtown Brooklyn on Friday.
Documents obtained by CBS 2 show delays in calls coming to EMS ranging from minutes to hours. One delay was two and a half hours and another was five hours.
New York City medics say their safety was jeopardized during Superstorm Sandy and the head of Emergency Medical Services has got to go
The indictment charges that the tenants could not escape the fire on Jan. 30, 2010 because the owners had set up illegal partitions that blocked their way out of the building in Bensonhurst.
Right now, 3,481 women have registered to take the FDNY exam, a record number that Commissioner Sal Cassano attributes to strong recruiting efforts. There were only 1,400 female applicants in 2006.
Michael Bloomberg has apparently caved-in to threats of legal action by the City Council. On Wednesday, the mayor released the list of the 20 fire companies that could be closed.
The FDNY’s so-called “crash tax” has some new opponents. A couple of state and local lawmakers are stepping in to try to stop a plan to charge drivers for accidents.