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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

Firefighters respond to partial roof collapse in Staten Island on Nov. 28, 2014. (credit: FDNY/Twitter)

1 Killed After Mezzanine Level Caves In At Staten Island Car Dealership

A section of a car dealership’s mezzanine caved in Friday, killing a construction worker trapped by the rubble as three others scrambled to safety, authorities said.

11/28/2014

FDNY truck/file (credit: Stan Honda/AFP/GettyImages)

Firefighters Brave Smoke-Filled House To Save 6-Year-Old In Brooklyn

A firefighter raced into the second floor of a blazing Brooklyn home to save a small child trapped in a bedroom.

11/25/2014

Firefighters respond to a blaze at 139th Street and Frederick Douglass Boulevard in Harlem on Nov. 25, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Large Fire Tears Through Building In Harlem

The building at 139th Street and Frederick Douglass Boulevard broke out in flames at around 9:15 a.m.

11/25/2014

Firefighters participate in an evacuation drill at the National September 11 Memorial Museum. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

First Responders Run Evacuation Drill At 9/11 Museum

About 250 members of the FDNY, NYPD and Port Authority participated in a simulated evacuation of the National September 11 Memorial Museum.

11/23/2014

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Brooklyn Row Houses Gutted By Fire

More than 150 firefighters responded to the blaze on Hemlock Street in the Cypress Hills neighborhood of the borough and police said the fire was under control as of 4:30 p.m.

11/22/2014

People walk the grounds at the National September 11 Memorial Museum.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Sunday Morning Emergency Drill Planned At NYC’s Sept. 11 Museum

The Fire Department says it will conduct an emergency drill at the Sept. 11 Museum in lower Manhattan.

11/22/2014

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