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.
The exam has been subject to judicial oversight since it was determined past exams had been unfair to minority candidates.
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.
Being a firefighter isn’t just about the job, but about the life.
Fighting a fire will rely on sprinkler systems and internal pipes, as well as scores of firefighters working from inside the building.
The suspects were taken into custody Thursday morning. They’re accused of running illegal card games on Staten Island.
The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office says the fight broke out over a game of beer pong.
Nassau County police said Andrew Lelpi and Anthony Guerrero will be arraigned Monday on charges of criminal possession of a weapon and menacing a police officer.
EMTs treated the driver of a Chevy Camarro Z-28 who said her gas pedal got stuck, causing the car to accelerate and crash.
Nassau County police said the shooter, identified by his family as 31-year-old Jason Beller of Commack, was heavily armed, firing on the first responders who were there to help him.
Authorities found six guns on the man who shot and wounded 20-year-old EMT Justin Angell. Police shot and killed the gunman.
Isaac Feliciano fought to become a firefighter. It was his dream, ever since firemen saved his family when he was four-years-old, but a childhood infection cost him his leg from the knee down.
Authorities say massive clutter inside a central New Jersey home helped fuel a fire that left an elderly man dead and a firefighter injured.
Prosecutors said George William Gray pleaded guilty to second-degree grand larceny.
Deep layoffs began in Camden Tuesday. Up to one-fourth of the city government’s workforce is expected to lose their jobs.