FDNY Hosts 24th Annual Second Chance Ceremony
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    On Tuesday, May 22, 14 patients reunited with their first responders who helped save their lives, giving them a second chance at life.

FDNY Ceremonially Lights Empire State Building for National EMS Week 2018
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    On Monday, May 21st, the Empire State Building, in partnership with the FDNY will be illuminated in yellow, white, and blue with a red and white halo at sunset in celebration of National EMS Week 2018.
FDNY hands out certificates during Employee Recognition Ceremony
    On Friday, May 18th, FDNY hosted its annual 2018 employee recognition ceremony at headquarters in Brooklyn.
FDNY Unveils New Poster for EMS Week 2018
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    Fire Commissioner Nigro unveiled the new poster celebrating EMS Week 2018. The poster's theme this year is "Stronger Together", demonstrating FDNY EMTs, Paramedics, and Firefighters standing together, ready to respond to an emergency.
Be #FDNYSmart
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    To keep your family, friends, and community safe, be #FDNYSmart!

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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