FDNY Women

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 […]
May 23, 2019

Meet Two First Responders Who Go ‘Beyond the Call’

n celebration of National EMS Week 2019, join us today in saying thank you to Station 32 Captain Lisa Freitag and Station 57 EMT Antonette Bovell, […]
March 31, 2019

Haz-Tac Captain Makes FDNY History

e couldn’t let Women’s History Month 2019 end without introducing you to another FDNY history maker. Meet Captain Natalia Polunin, the first woman to ascend to […]