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“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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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. 
Fire Boat McKean sailed off this morning to it's new life at a restaurant  in Sleepy Hollow, NY. The new owners arrived at Marine 6's home to pick up the ole Fire Boat. On hand to say good bye was John D McKean's son and grandson, both named John. The new owners plan to keep the boat in it's original condition and pass along the boats history
The following information is off the rumor mill. NYC Citywide Admin. Svc. Timeline for NEXT Open Competitive FF EXAM: ***************Initial Application Period: 4/1/17 to 4/25/17. Computer Based Test: 9/4/17 to 10/28/17 (approx). Eligible List Made: 4/4/18. Eligible List Established: 12/12/18 List  #2000  Terminated 6/26/17.  City Re
Boston Firefighters union president Rich Paris releases a response to the NIOSH investigation results of the 2014 fire that claimed the lives of Lt Walsh and Firefighter Kennedy.  The report cited lack of training, inadequate staffing and failure to adequately assess risk contributed to the deaths.  To All Media Outlets: I am writing in r
Picture perfect day on 5th Avenue draws a sea of green to both march and watch the 2016 St. Patrick's Day Parade. As become a new tradition after September 11th, 2001, the FDNY remembered their 343  members who were no longer around to join in the march up 5th Avenue. This year was extra heart warming and special; the FDNY Emerald Society hono
March 17th, 2016 Fireboat McKean (Marine 1) has been purchased and is off to begin it's 2nd life. In the Begining of March, 2016, Michael Kaphan and Edward Taylor purchased the fire boat from the City of New York at auction with plans to relocate it to Sleepy Hollow to be a part of their restaurant on the Hudson Harbor waterfront development. The n
Sunday March 13, 2016, the 2nd Annual NYC Firefighters Stair Climb was held at 4 World Trade Center. This is an event ran by firefighters for firefighters. The goal: to follow in the foot steps of those who lost their lives on 9/11/01. And, at every turn of the corner during this event, it was a constant reminder. 'Monumental Pride' Engine 76/Tower
The Fire Department is in talks with City Hall over the best way to provide reliable ambulance service in the wake of the sudden shutdown of the private ambulance company TransCare  last month , according to Fire Department Commissioner Daniel Nigro. TransCare was one of the private companies — besides the FDNY EMS — that sends ambulances to 9
A report that a building had partially collapsed in Brooklyn has turned into a false alarm. A fire department spokesman now says there was no partial collapse. He says firefighters had initially responded to report of a partial collapse at a building under construction on Myrtle Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant just after 8 p.m. Thursday. Police say th
This year, the New York Fire Department finally graduated one of its female recruits after quite some time of her trying, but there’s something major missing from the whole ordeal that’s raising eyebrows across the country.