“I have no ambition in this world but one, and that is to be a firefighter The position may, in the eyes of some, appear to be a lowly one; but we who know the work which the firefighter has to do believe that his is a noble calling."

-Chief Edward F. Croker FDNY circa 1910

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On Thursday, the #FDNY promoted Captains to Battalion Chiefs at a ceremony at the FDNY Training Academy on Randalls Island known as 'The Rock'. One of the promotions was Chris Eysser, TL-120. Chris is following his father, George Eysser's footsteps in the FDNY. George passed away June 13, 2015 from 9/11 related illness, before that he was a part of
Saturday April 9th, 2016, The Cavemen Engine 40/Tower Ladder 35 responded 1st due to a reported smoke on the 9th floor at 75 Central Park West, corner of West 67 Street. A room of fire was discovered by TL-35 in apt 9D of a 15 story fireproof high rise residential multiple dwelling, the 9th Battalion transmitted the 10-77. 35 confined the fire to t
Thursday April 7th, 2016, the #FDNY promoted the following members at the Rock: Captain Brendan Finn, Div 3 Captain James M Montaruli, E-6 Captain Dennis P Valsamedis, E-7 Captain Jeffrey Facinelli, E-23 Captain Thomas Burke, E-34 Captain Edward J Esposito, E-42 Captain Keneth B Winkler, E-89 Captain Timothy G Bennett, E-164 Captain Michael P Lampa
Tonight is a big night for the Corona Tigers. FF Mike Prior is working his last tour after 35 years with the City of New York. It all began in January 1981, when Mike joined the NYPD, but by November '81, he jumped across the floor to the FDNY. When he graduated the fire acadmy, he was assigned to Ladder 156 "The Highway". In August '83, Mike made
Engine 162/Ladder 82/Battalion 23 in Great Kills and Engine 157/Ladder 80 in Port Richmond had art work done to their doors. 
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