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News, History, Events & Incidents of the #FDNY. This page isn't associated with the FDNY (Fire Department City of New York) in an official capacity. All members views are their own & do not reflect the City of New York or FDNY as an organization.

“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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JOBTOWN TOOLS

January 18, 2024

Job Town Tools is a small, FDNY firefighter family owned business which makes tools that make first responders jobs easier, while also greatly helping the public. One of the mantra’s of the FDNY is “work smarter, not harder”. We are unique because we’re one of the first companies that really pushed through the lock tools…

FIRE WIRE INTEGRATION WITH RAPID RESPONSE

January 9, 2024

Our new premium feature is now available! Fire Wire has teamed up with our friends at Rapid Response to give our users a new tool to follow incidents. Now you can see the size-up screen many firefighters are seeing on the way to a fire! Feature Details: With this new feature, our users at home…

UPDATED FIRE WIRE APP COMING SOON

September 29, 2023

That’s right! The new version of the Fire Wire App will be released very soon, and we’re super excited to share it with you all! First off, we’d like to thank our followers, especially the ones who have been with us since day one. You guys have made it possible for us to continue doing…

The Fire Service and Thanksgiving

November 23, 2022

Thanksgiving. The official kickoff of the Holiday Season. A time to reflect on what you’re thankful for, and a time to relax and eat with friends and family. For some, it might be sitting down and enjoying a meal with your fellow firefighters because you’re working that shift. One thing is for certain though…it tends…

Reading Smoke

November 17, 2022

The ability to understand how smoke works is imperative for firefighters to know. We’ve used it for generations to help develop our strategies when it comes to fire suppression. For some, this may be a refresher. For others, this may give you some insight into reading smoke behavior, and why it’s important. For the most…