Fire Marshals Arrest Brooklyn
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    Fire Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro announced today Fire Marshals have arrested and charged a Brooklyn man for deliberately starting a fire with a “Molotov cocktail” at 741 Riverdale Avenue, Brooklyn on Saturday, February 17, 2018.
FDNY Commemorates 60th Anniversary of Wooster Street Collapse
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    FDNY members gathered at the quarters of Ladder Company 20 for a memorial service to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Wooster Street Collapse – a tragedy that killed two FDNY Firefighters and four Fire Patrol members.

FDNY Celebrates African American History Month
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    On Tuesday, February 13, 2018, First Deputy Commissioner Laura Kavanagh welcomed FDNY members and friends to celebrate and honor African American History Month at FDNY Headquarters in Brooklyn.

Commissioner's Message

As the 33rd Fire Commissioner of the great New York City Fire Department, it is my pleasure to welcome you to our website.

Every day the members of our Department bravely protect life and property in the world’s greatest city.

Our Department not only responds to emergencies, we help prevent them by getting out into the community and promoting our many educational programs.


Daniel A. Nigro
Fire Commissioner


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