William Seelig

Both window washers safely pulled inside 1WTC after firefighters cut through the glass. (Credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

FDNY Officials: Firefighters Who Made 1 WTC Rescue Are Always Training

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.

11/15/2014

Partial Building Collapse In The Bronx (credit: FDNY)

2 Injured In Partial Building Collapse In The Bronx

A 20-foot by 30-foot one-story structure collapsed shortly before 8 a.m. Wednesday at 2601 Westchester Avenue in Westchester Village.

11/27/2013

FDNY Special Operations Chief William Seelig and FDNY Commissioner Sal Cassano on Randall's Island unveiling new hurricane response equipment, Oct. 30, 2013. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

New FDNY Preparedness Equipment To Make A ‘Big Difference’ In Next Big Storm

“This is part of our after action review. We acted very quickly to get these vehicles so that we would have it in time for this hurricane season,” said fire commissioner Sal Cassano.

10/30/2013