Firefighter

February 24, 2021

Celebrating Black History Month: A Spotlight on Firefighter Melissa Bennett

Our celebration of Black History Month continues with a spotlight on Squad 8 Firefighter Melissa Bennett, one of the highly-trained first responders in our Special Operations […]
February 12, 2021

FDNY Phoenix Society Celebrates Lunar New Year With Festivities and Social Distancing

Happy Lunar New Year! Even though we won’t be celebrating in person this year at the annual Lunar New Year Parade in Chinatown, FDNY members are […]
February 8, 2021

Celebrating Black History Month: A Spotlight on Firefighter Jackie-Michelle Martinez

Join the FDNY throughout the next few weeks in celebrating Black History Month. As part of our recognition, we’re paying tribute to our members who continue […]
December 24, 2020

FDNY Vulcans Help to Spread Holiday Cheer

The FDNY Vulcan Society continued its annual holiday outreach this year by partnering with Santa Claus and community organizations around the five boroughs to help celebrate […]
December 22, 2020

Six Probationary Firefighters Graduate from the Academy

On Tuesday, December 22, FDNY Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro presided over a Probationary Firefighter graduation ceremony for six Probationary Firefighters. This small class is made up […]
October 22, 2020

Staten Island Firefighter Brothers are Proud to Help Save Lives in the City

When you’re already close with your sibling, working in the same career truly makes your bond even stronger. That’s the story of FDNY Firefighters Michael and […]
October 15, 2020

Join Us in Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month 2020

Our Hispanic Heritage Month recognition this year features two first responders who have a special love for New York City and the FDNY. Learn more about […]
September 24, 2020

Time to Catch Up With Retired Firefighter James Tempro

At the age of 91, retired FDNY Firefighter James Tempro noted humbly that he still enjoys helping the Department in any way that he can. “Working […]
September 4, 2020

Meet the Khalids from Ladder 107

On this feel good Friday, we want you to meet Ladder 107 Firefighters Khalid Lewis and Khalid Lee. One is from Brooklyn. One is from Queens. […]