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.
The Greenwich Village fire in 1911 caused the deaths of 146 garment workers, most of whom were immigrant women.
The fire union is blaming staff cuts for a delayed response to a tragic Flatbush fire. But the FDNY said Monday a dispatch problem also helped delay getting water on the blaze for critical minutes.
New York City is hosting the event where police and firefighters from 70 countries will team up to compete in 69 sporting events that will take place one week before the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks.
Christmas trees and other holiday decorations may be pretty to look at, but they also pose a major fire hazard, officials say.
Lawmakers are pumping the brakes on the Fire Department of New York’s plan to charge drivers who cause accidents.