What You Need to Know about Joining FDNYMarch 8, 2017
Every Day is Another Opportunity to ServeMarch 22, 2017
FDNY is the largest Fire Department in the United States. It is often recognized as the world’s busiest and most highly skilled emergency response agency. Joining us is an enormous responsibility, as well as the opportunity of a lifetime.
The FDNY Mission
As first responders to fires, public safety and medical emergencies, disasters, and terrorist acts, FDNY protects the lives and property of New York City residents and visitors. The Department advances public safety through its fire prevention, investigation, and education programs. The timely delivery of these services enables FDNY to make significant contributions to the safety of New York City and homeland security efforts.
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We Pride Ourselves On
- Our unwavering call to protect and serve.
- Our courage which is the foundation of our character.
- Striving to keep our communities free from danger.
- Inspiring each other through pride in our unit.
- Our commitment to a mission with a faithful observance of duty.
- Fostering a diverse workforce of qualified individuals from all communities.
- Maintaining a constant state of readiness to meet all threats and challenges.
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Our Commitment to NYC
Firefighters are sworn to serve and protect life and property by responding to emergency situations. The community counts on us to extinguish fires, conduct rescues, eliminate biological and chemical threats, promote fire safety and enforce fire safety standards. In total, FDNY responded to 1.7 million emergencies in 2016.
FDNY Firefighters are an inspiration to others.