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Tim Farrell

After Losing Home To Sandy, N.J. Firefighter Loses New Condo To Fire

A firefighter who lost his home to Superstorm Sandy responded to a call last week, only to find his own new home was on fire.

05/21/2013

A person walks the line during a drunk driving sobriety test - Dec 15, 2006 - Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Firefighter, Civilian NYPD Employee Charged With DWI

An FDNY firefighter and a civilian police employee were both arrested and charged with drunken while intoxicated this week.

03/30/2013

Jeff Scheuerer (North Branch Fire Dept.)

Firefighter With N.J. Forest Service Killed During Controlled Burn

The firefighter was from Hunterdon County, New Jersey’s Department of Environmental Protection said.

03/28/2013

FILE - NYPD vehicle (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Firefighter Arrested, Charged With DWI

A New York City firefighter was arrested in Brooklyn early Saturday and charged with driving under the influence.

03/09/2013

Women Training For FDNY (CBS 2)

EXCLUSIVE: Behind The Scenes Look At Women Training To Join FDNY

They yearn to be part of New York’s Bravest, but to stand shoulder to shoulder with the men of the FDNY, women have to endure the same grueling entrance exam.

02/27/2013

North Bergen Fire

Fire Rips Through North Bergen Condo Complex, Displaces Over A Dozen

North Hudson Regional Fire Deputy Chief Charles Thomas says more than 100 firefighters are battling a fire at the Roc Harbour housing complex in North Bergen.

01/01/2013

9/11 Memorial - New York, NY (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Great Neck Man Honors Firefighter Son Lost In September 11th Attacks

It has been eleven years since the September 11 attacks and for some families the wounds still haven’t healed.

09/09/2012

Ralph Lettieri (credit:  Personal Photo)

Doctors Race To Save Long Island Firefighter From Flesh-Eating Bacteria

A firefighter on Long Island is in the fight of his life as doctors race against the clock to save Ralph Lettierei’s leg from flesh-eating bacteria.

08/01/2012

David Fernandez of Hackensack is accused of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl. (credit: Bergen County Prosecutor's Office)

Prosecutors: Hackensack Firefighter Sexually Assaults 13-Year-Old Girl

David Fernandez, 39, allegedly “engaged in inappropriate sexual activities” with the girl in March.

04/04/2012

Generic Firefighter File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

Fatal Camden Fire Under Investigation Saturday

Camden authorities say a man was killed and a woman was seriously burned when a vacant city row home caught fire, destroying both the residence and an adjacent home.

03/10/2012

Kevin Townes (credit: Mount Vernon Fire Department)

Funeral To Be Held For Fallen Mount Vernon Firefighter

Kevin Townes, who was with the department for more th´╗┐an 25 years, died last week after apparently suffering a heart attack at the scene of a house fire.

12/15/2011

Kevin Townes (credit: Mount Vernon Fire Department)

Mount Vernon Firefighter Collapses, Dies At Scene Of Early Morning Fire

Kevin Townes, 54, spent more than a quarter century doing the work he loved. He collapsed before dawn, losing his life even as he prepared to risk it one final time at a house fire.

12/08/2011

Generic Firefighter File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

Judge Denies NYC Request To Delay Firefighter Entrance Exams

The exam has been subject to judicial oversight since it was determined past exams had been unfair to minority candidates.

10/27/2011

Members of the New York City Fire Department exit a home after battling a three-alarm blaze - Brooklyn, NY (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

What Draws People To Join The FDNY?

Nearly 10 years ago, the New York City Fire Department lost 343 of its members but that hasn’t stopped others from joining New York’s bravest.

09/05/2011

New York City firefighters relax after battling a three-alarm fire in Brooklyn. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

FDNY Firefighters Say With Risk Of The Job Comes Passion, Commitment

Being a firefighter isn’t just about the job, but about the life.

08/25/2011

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