The rescue operation this past Wednesday high up on One World Trade Center was just the latest example of complex tasks undertaken by the specially-trained members of the FDNY.
Officer Carlos Guzman was on a routine patrol of the L train subway station at 1st Avenue and 14th Street when he saw a man walk up to the edge of the platform.
An NYPD officer was being hailed as a hero Tuesday, credited with saving the life of a 2-month-old girl in a Bronx apartment.
The children, ages 18 months and 4 years old, were evaluated as a precaution and expected to be OK, police said.
The FDNY said the flames broke out around 7 a.m., trapping the women inside.
The workers were stuck approximately 20 stories up on the south side of 290 Broadway, at Reade Street.
Police on rescued a dock worker Monday afternoon after he fell into the water at Pier 16 at the South Street Seaport.
An NYPD sergeant headed to work jumped onto the subway tracks to rescue a man who was about to commit suicide in Brooklyn Tuesday, police said.
The Good Samaritans can been seen on cell phone video jumping into the Hudson to help a woman who had apparently jumped into the water.
Two baby herons were back resting comfortably in their nests Tuesday night, after being rescued by firefighters when they fell out of a tree in Long Beach, Long Island.
The Fire Department responded to a call claiming two people had jumped into the river near Starlight Park in the West Farms section of the Bronx.
Two construction workers found themselves hanging on for dear life after their scaffolding gave way in midtown Manhattan.
Jimenez rescued a 3-year-old girl, who like the fictional character Alice, tumbled into a deep hole.
Two complete strangers were credited Tuesday with saving a Long Island man’s life, after they pulled him from his burning car.
Police rescued two fishermen from the Rockaway Inlet Monday afternoon, after their kayak flipped over.