Tracy Lewis was promoted during a ceremony Wednesday. “I worked very hard for this,” Lewis said. “I studied very hard for this.”
The union representing female firefighters says Tracy Lewis will be promoted Wednesday.
Crews arrived shortly before 1 p.m. after receiving reports that something in a stream along the hiking trail was making people and their pets sick.
The names of 343 firefighters were read and, in the FDNY tradition, a bell rung after each.
Two sons have carried on the tradition set by their father, a firefighter who was killed in the terrorist attacks.
Small plaques inscribed with the names of 13 FDNY employees who died of illnesses directly related to the search for survivors in the rubble at the World Trade Center after Sept. 11 were added to a memorial wall.
The FDNY is taking steps to prevent infection after more than a dozen probationary firefighters were diagnosed with the drug-resistant staph infection called MRSA.
Charlie the puppy is one lucky dog.
New York City now has a simulator that reproduces the unique conditions that can arise while fighting fires aboard ships.
The incident took place at around 10:15 a.m. at 10th Avenue and 16th Street, officials said.
The 13th annual Stephen Siller Tunnel To Towers Run will take place on Sunday, Sept. 28. The event is brings people around the world come together to run in the footsteps of a hero, celebrate the lives of those who died on 9/11 and join forces to do good.
The worker was about 100 feet below ground between two tunnels when a pipe fell on his leg, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority said.
The FDNY says the fire that took the life of a 15-year-old girl in Hamilton Heights on Monday was caused by a common household mistake, an overloaded power strip.
The FDNY said the flames broke out around 7 a.m., trapping the women inside.
A number of probationary New York City firefighters are on medical leave after contracting a drug-resistant staph infection commonly known as MRSA, officials said.