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April 13, 2017

Meet Firefighter Gregory Sheperd

Ever since he was a boy attending middle school in Flatbush, Gregory Sheperd knew that he wanted to become one of New York’s Bravest. It was […]
March 22, 2017

Every Day is Another Opportunity to Serve

FDNY’s commitment to New York City is a 24/7 responsibility. Our work runs the gamut, from fighting fires to responding to emergency scenarios to performing perilous […]
March 16, 2017

New York’s Bravest: Living Our Mission

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 […]
March 8, 2017

What You Need to Know about Joining FDNY

There are five key phases to FDNY’s hiring process. It is a methodical step-by-step approach that ensures that all potential Firefighter candidates have a fair and […]
March 1, 2017

Little-Known Facts About the FDNY

You know us as New York’s Bravest. You can see the respect we receive from the community and the pride we have in our work. You’ve […]
February 15, 2017

Studying at the Fire Academy

The Fire Academy is 18 weeks of intense physical training and classroom learning. Here are some study tips that can help you succeed: Approach the Fire […]
February 13, 2017

The FDNY Has Careers and Love

It’s Valentine’s Day and we’re celebrating love FDNY style. Meet Engine 285 Firefighter Jean Tanis, and his wife, Station 47 Paramedic Patricia Tanis. These two first […]
February 7, 2017

It Takes Grit

Look up the word “grit” in the dictionary and you see “courage and resolve,” “strength of character” and synonyms like “spirit, backbone, tenacity” and “endurance.” It […]
February 1, 2017

FDNY Exam Preparation: What You Need to Know

There are two parts to the FDNY Firefighter exam. This blog post provides an overview of what you need to know to improve your chances of […]