FDNY High School for Fire and Life Safety Celebrates the Class of 2016
    The FDNY Training Academy on Randalls Island welcomed the students, faculty and family from the FDNY High School for Fire and Life Safety on June 23 for the 9th annual commencement ceremony.  Against a backdrop of fire trucks, ambulances, and equipment used to train Firefighters, Paramedics, and EMTs, 40 young men and women from the Class of 2016 took the next important step in their lives.
Thousands Gather to Honor Battalion Chief Lawrence T. Stack
    Thousands of FDNY Firefighters gathered on July 17 for the funeral of Battalion Chief Lawrence T. Stack, who was killed along with 342 of his fellow FDNY members in the rescue effort at the World Trade Center on September 11th, 2001.
FDNY Members From the LGBTQ Community Celebrate Department’s First Ever Pride Ce
    FDNY members from the LGBTQ community celebrated the Department’s first ever Pride Celebration at the New York City Fire Museum on June 13.
Over 200 FDNY Members Honored at Vietnam Veteran 50th Anniversary Commemoration
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    On Saturday, June 11, the FDNY honored over 200 retired and active members who served in the US Military during the Vietnam War. “To our most honored guests,” said Fire Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro, “I say the simple words you have longed to hear, and deserved for 50 years to hear from your fellow Americans…Welcome Home.”


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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