The city had 58 fire deaths in 2012. That’s four fewer than the previous record low of 62 set in 2010.
Is it a lighter meant for adult use or a toy meant for a child to play with? Sometimes it’s hard to tell.
One firefighter remained in critical condition and four others were listed in serious condition Monday night. A total of eight firefighters were hurt battling the fire, officials said.
The Christmas day fire that killed three children and two of their grandparents in Stamford looms over this year’s ‘spring forward’ reminder to change smoke detector batteries.
Retired EMS assistant chief John McFarland was revered within the FDNY, and today he is being laid to rest after dying from a brain tumor linked to his service after the attacks of 9/11.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg is closing out 2011 by touting how safe the Big Apple is, announcing near record safety levels were maintained in this year.
Last year, New York City recorded the fewest fire deaths in the history of record keeping by the FDNY and commissioner Sal Cassano believes education is the reason.
Thousands of runners retraced the steps of hero firefighter Stephen Siller during the annual Tunnel to Towers Run Sunday morning.
City officials gathered at the 9/11 memorial to recognize first responders who gave their lives on Sept. 11, 2001.
New York City fire commissioner Sal Cassano took his campaign to 125th Street in Manhattan two days ahead of the recruitment deadline.
The fire commissioner of New York City spends some time talking with Boomer and Craig about that horrible day that will forever live in infamy – September 11, 2001.
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is hoping the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks will compel Congress to finally act on a bill devoting open radio spectrum to the nation’s first responders.
Firefighters went to each of the 7 evacuated buildings to make sure things were safe. Everyone has since been allowed to return to their homes.
In addition to cutting more than 6,000 teaching jobs from New York City’s public schools, Mayor Bloomberg’s proposed $67 billion spending plan could force 20 fire companies to close.
The FDNY is turning up the heat with the release of its 2012 Calendar of Heroes.