Fire Commissioner Sal Cassano

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FDNY Commish: Human Error Delayed Response To Crash That Killed 4-Year-Old

“Somebody made a mistake that was handling that call and we’re looking into it, we’ll find out what happened,” Fire Commissioner Sal Cassano said Friday.


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Union Claims FDNY Is Underreporting Response Times To Close More Fire Houses

The firefighters union is accusing FDNY Commissioner Sal Cassano of deliberately underreporting the time it takes for fire trucks to arrive at an emergency.


FDNY crash tax

Lawmakers Upset With FDNY’s ‘Crash Tax’

After the Fire Department of New York revealed its plan to charge drivers who cause car accidents with a so-called “crash tax,” two Brooklyn lawmakers are furious.