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FDNY Firefighter Reunites Dog Missing For 5 Months With Owner

About a month ago Kelly spotted what he thought was a scraggly-looking greyhound while working an overnight shift at the firefighting facility on the island.

12 hours ago

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FDNY, Supporters Commemorate Firefighters Lost On ‘Black Sunday’

A memorial mass was held Saturday to mark the 10th anniversary of what’s known as “Black Sunday.”

01/24/2015

FDNY fire boat docked in Greenport, Long Island (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

FDNY Marine Unit On Display At New York Boat Show

When you think of the fire department, you probably think trucks, not boats. But their marine response is critical.

01/24/2015

A worker is rescued after becoming trapped at a construction site on the Lower East Side. (Credit: CBS2)

Worker Rescued After Getting Stuck In Pit At Lower East Side Construction Site

Crews rescued a worker from a Lower East Side construction side Wednesday afternoon, after he became trapped.

01/21/2015

Multiple injuries were reported at a fire in the Bronx on Jan. 20, 2015. (Credit: CBS2)

FDNY: 18 Hurt, Including 3 Firefighters, At Bronx Blaze

The fire broke out at around 4:30 a.m. on Washington Avenue in the Claremont section of the Bronx.

01/20/2015

Regina Wilson was named the first woman president of the Vulcan Society of African-American firefighters on Monday, Jan. 19. (Credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Vulcan Society Of African-American Firefighters Welcomes First Woman President

The Vulcan Society – a fraternal organization representing African-American FDNY firefighters – inaugurated its first woman president Monday.

01/19/2015

Cross Bronx Expressway (credit: @boblinknyc/Twitter)

NYC’s 911 System Inundated With Weather-Related Calls

The call volume began to rise between 7:30 and 8 a.m. and peaked between 10 and 11 a.m.

01/18/2015

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In Stroke Of Luck, Firefighters Practicing Water Rescue In Central Park Save Man Who Fell Through Ice

FDNY firefighters practicing water rescues in Central Park Saturday afternoon put their skills to the test after a man spotted in the middle of the lake fell through and disappeared into the water.

01/10/2015

Comedian Joan Rivers died on Sept. 4, 2014 a week after suffering complications during a routine throat procedure at a doctor’s office. She was 81. (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

FDNY: Nearly A Dozen EMS Workers Took Unauthorized Peek At Joan Rivers 911 Records

FDNY officials on Friday said nearly a dozen EMS workers looked at 911 emergency records tied to Joan Rivers’ death last year, and a few had no legitimate reason to do so.

01/09/2015

The FDNY was called to Penn Station on Wednesday, Jan. 7 for a smoke condition. (Credit: Gina Herold)

Firefighters Sent To Penn Station For Smoke Condition

Firefighters were sent to Penn Station late Wednesday afternoon, after smoke filled an electrical room.

01/07/2015

FDNY shows support for NYPD, fallen officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu with blue lines on vehicles and boats (Credit: FDNY)

FDNY Shows Support For NYPD, Fallen Officers Liu And Ramos

Hundreds of department boats, trucks and ambulances throughout New York City now have a blue line honoring the police force.

01/04/2015

FDNY patches (file/credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Mayor De Blasio On Hand For Swearing-In Of 320 New FDNY Firefighters

The new firefighters went through 18 weeks of training in fire suppression, medical responses, hazardous material handling and other subjects.

12/29/2014

FDNY truck (file/credit: Getty Images)

FDNY Responds To Record Number Of Calls In 2014

The spike in calls was driven by more people reporting possible gas leaks in the wake of March’s building explosion in East Harlem, Fire Commissioner Nigro said.

12/16/2014

FILE -- New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (left) stands with the newly appointed Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro during a ceremony at the FDNY Academy on May 9, 2014, in New York City. (Credit: Getty Images)

FDNY Commissioner Vows To Boost Hiring Of Female Firefighters

On the steps of City Hall just before a New York City Council hearing on the issue, Elizabeth Holtzman, former congresswoman and Brooklyn district attorney, said the department has made little progress over the past few decades.

12/10/2014

Passengers are deplaned from American Airlines Flight 67 following a bomb scare on Nov. 30, 2014. (credit: Jacob Rosenberg @jrosenberg/Twitter)

Authorities Investigate Bomb Threat Aboard Plane Arriving At JFK

American Airlines Flight 67 from Barcelona had about 200 passengers on board when it safely landed around noon.

11/30/2014

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