FDNY Renames Its Highest Award For 9/11 Hero Chief Peter Ganci Due To 'Deeply Racist Beliefs' Of Award's Original NamesakeFor 150 years, the "James Gordon Bennett" medal was the highest honor for bravery awarded to a firefighter in the city. But times have changed.
Caught On Video: Fireworks Set Off Brooklyn House Fire; Suspect Faces Arson ChargesDozens of firefighters responded to the June 24 incident, that was captured on security cameras, at the home on East 51st Street.
Coronavirus Update: EMS Face Record Number Of Ambulance Calls While Dealing With Delays, Sick WorkersEMS members are concerned about potentially infecting their families when they go home, so some are sleeping in their cars or at the station.
Coronavirus Update: FDNY Commissioner Warns Critical Supplies Are Running Dangerously LowAs the number of coronavirus cases grow in the five boroughs, first responders continue to answer every call.
FDNY Hero Steven Pollard Honored With A PlaqueJust a year after he was appointed to the department, firefighter Steven Pollard died while trying to save others.
FDNY Welcomes 301 New Firefighters, Including 21 Children Of FDNY And NYPD Members Who Died In The Line Of DutyA graduation ceremony was held in Brooklyn this morning for 301 probationary firefighters.
Det. Lou Alvarez Honored At 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony In BrooklynFor many people in our area and around the country, late NYPD Det. Lou Alvarez has become a face of the fight for increased aid for New York City first responders suffering from 9/11-related illnesses.
FDNY Adds 22 Names To Memorial Wall Honoring Service At WTC Ground Zero After 9/11In a solemn ceremony Friday, the names of 22 firefighters were added to the FDNY World Trade Center Memorial Wall in downtown Brooklyn.
FDNY Commissioner 'Disgusted' By Congressional Delay On 9/11 Victim Compensation FundNigro spoke to reporters a day after the FDNY announced it lost its 200th member to a 9/11-related illness.
'Gut Wrenching': Family Of 6, Including 4 Children, Killed In Harlem Apartment BlazeFlames broke out around 1:40 a.m. inside a fifth-floor apartment at the Frederick Samuel Houses on Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard and 142nd Street.
FDNY Graduates Nearly 300 New Firefighters, Including Most Women In DecadesTwo hundred and 91 probationary firefighters are graduating from the academy Friday. Among them are 15 women – the most in any graduating class since the first group of 41 women joined in 1982.
Arrest Made After Firefighter Injured At Alleged Marijuana Grow HouseA firefighter is lucky to be alive Monday after he fell 30 feet while battling a blaze at an alleged marijuana grow house in the Bronx.
'A Very Brave Firefighter': FDNY, Family And City Mourn Firefighter Michael Davidson, Killed In Harlem Movie Set BlazeFirefighter Michael R. Davidson of Engine Company 69 died at Harlem Hospital after being pulled from the burning unoccupied building on Saint Nicholas Avenue near 148th Street.
Officials: Deadly Bronx Fire Caused By Young Boy Playing With StoveThe fast-moving fire started just before 7 p.m. Thursday at a building on Prospect Avenue and 185th Street.
Close The Door When When Escaping A Fire, Nigro Reminds EveryoneClose the door – that is the message from FDNY Commissioner Daniel Nigro to everyone, in the event of a fire.