FDNY Women

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

t’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

n 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 […]
March 22, 2019

Meet Events Coordinator Gwendolyn Lewis

ou can often find FDNY recruiters in many locations throughout the city sharing information about joining the largest municipal fire department in the United States. They […]
June 9, 2018

Lieutenant Walsh Makes History at Medal Day

the FDNY Medal Day ceremony on June 6, the Firefighter Thomas R. Elsasser Memorial Medal was awarded to Lt. Adrienne M. Walsh, and Firefighters Sheldon L. […]