An NYPD officer who went up a tree to rescue a cat ended up getting stuck himself Monday, and needed to call in the Fire Department to help him get back down.
Debris from an unknown source smashed a car windshield on the Cross Bronx Expressway on Monday afternoon.
Six firefighters and five others were injured Sunday afternoon, when an FDNY ladder truck headed to a fire was involved in an accident in Harlem.
An emergency medical technician with the New York City Fire Department has been sentenced to a term of 89 years to life in prison, after being convicted of sexually assaulting five victims over a period of 10 years.
The New York City paramedics’ union has issued a vote of no confidence in the FDNY Emergency Medical Services Chief, and has demanded that he resign over his performance during Superstorm Sandy.
The Fire Department says they “restored” a classic fire safety video. They say while the film may appear old, its message is timeless.
A fire broke out at around 7:45 a.m. Thursday at a high-rise at 388 Pearl Street at Wagner Place. At least three people were rescued by the Fire Department.
Union chief Steve Cassidy says staffing cuts continue to have a negative impact as FDNY numbers indicate 2011 was the third busiest year for firefighter emergencies in department history.
A judge found that white recruits are more likely than black recruits to have friends or family members in the Fire Department encouraging them to persevere through the department’s long hiring process.
The Freedom From Religion Foundation says the banner violates the Constitution because it was put up by members of the local fire department and hangs from two town-owned light posts.
Judge Nicholas Garaufis gave his findings Wednesday following a civil trial last month in Brooklyn. The Justice Department had sued on behalf of a black fraternal organization.
Commissioner Salvatore Cassano says nearly 17,000 people applied to take the test and 15 percent were black — compared with only 8 percent for the last test, in 2007. The overall number of minority applicants stayed steady at 40 percent.
The Fire Department told CBS 2HD the blaze began as a trash fire outside the building before spreading inside.
The suicidal mother who loaded her four children into a minivan and drove it into the Hudson River cryptically announced her intention, seeking forgiveness in a Facebook message just before the fatal plunge.
Police said she let a fourth child, a 10-year-old boy, out of the minivan before driving it off the dock. The child told firefighters his mother had killed herself and his brothers and sister.