FDNY Women

May 6, 2021

Former Proby of the Month Spotlight: Firefighter Vanessa Schoening

On this Throwback Thursday, we’re catching up with former Proby of the Month Ladder 9 Firefighter Vanessa Schoening. Since being featured on Join FDNY in 2014, […]
April 26, 2021

EMT Natalie Apollon Serves Proudly in City South

Meet Emergency Medical Technician Natalie Apollon who serves in Brooklyn. Apollon joined the FDNY in June 2017 and currently works as a Chief’s Aide to Deputy […]
March 22, 2021

Exam #7001 Candidates: Keep Training, It’s Worth the Wait

Although we will not be training together at our Women’s History Month Event at our Fire Academy this year, we want all of our aspiring FDNY […]
March 8, 2021

Meet the Women of the FDNY EMS Pipes and Drums Band

On this International Women’s Day, the spotlight is on the women of the FDNY EMS Pipes and Drums Band. In January, these talented women, along with […]
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 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 […]
May 21, 2020

Michele Fitzsimmons Becomes Second Woman Battalion Chief in FDNY History

“I’m happy that I’ve reached this point in my career doing something that I love. I’ve learned so much from this job and it’s exciting for […]
February 27, 2020

Inspector Notice Gives Us the Scoop on Working in Fire Prevention

It’s a career that really helps to save lives in a unique way: Through Prevention. And for Fire Protection Inspector Monique Notice, joining our Department was […]
September 24, 2019

New Class of Probationary Firefighters Graduates from the Academy

On Tuesday, September 24, 2019, Fire Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro presided over the graduation ceremony for 301 Probationary Firefighters. Among the graduates are 21 legacies, whose […]