The water off Port Washington is hiding under 20 inches of ice, making the annual polar bear plunge impossible — even for so-called polar bears.
Hazardous materials were on the scene Monday evening, after an unknown green liquid flooded the sidewalk in Lower Manhattan.
New evidence revealed Thursday evening indicated that the problems with the New York City 911 system are worse than previously thought.
Retired fire officer Daniel Nigro helped rebuild the FDNY after the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, and he will now be taking over as the new commissioner of the department.
A pair of ospreys decided to build a nest in a volunteer fire department siren in Spring Lake, N.J., forcing the department to turn it off.
Jersey City officials released new 911 calls Wednesday that showed the sheer panic as flames and smoke swept through a home – in a fire that left four people dead.
A busy Friday night of shopping at Macy’s in Herald Square was interrupted by blaring fire alarms. A basement fire at the flagship store forced everyone to evacuate.
The children of firefighters killed on 9/11 get a bump in points on the fire department’s list, but the children of those who died from 9/11-related illnesses do not.
In the wake of the death of a 4-year-old girl on the Upper West Side, the City Council will hold a meeting Monday on reported glitches with the 911 system.
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.