FDNY Breaks Ground On New Firehouse for Rescue Company 2 in Brooklyn
    Fire Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro and Department of Design and Construction Commissioner Dr. Feniosky Peña-Mora will break ground on the site of the future home of FDNY Rescue Company 2. Rescue Company 2 is one of FDNY’s five rescue companies – specially-trained units that respond to a variety of unique emergencies in addition to fires; including building collapses, high-angle rescues, hazardous materials incidents and water rescues. 
FDNY Continues Summerlong Series of Community Events
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    FDNY will hold its third in a series of summerlong block party community events at firehouses in all five boroughs on Saturday, July 23 outside the quarters of Engine Company 231/Ladder Company 120 in Brooklyn.
FDNY Holds Ribbon Cutting ceremony for EMS Station 50 in Queens
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    Fire Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro and Department of Design and Construction Commissioner Dr. Feniosky Peña-Mora cut the ribbon on the Department’s newest FDNY EMS facility, Station 50, located in Queens on Friday, July 22.
FDNY Welcomes New Members at EMS Graduation
    On Wednesday, July 20, FDNY welcomed 178 new Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) and Paramedics into the Department at a graduation ceremony in Brooklyn.
    Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro presided over the graduation and spoke of the critical role the new graduates will play in the Department’s life-saving mission as well as this year’s 20th anniversary of the merger between New York City’s Emergency Medical Service and the FDNY.
FDNY unveils new Brush Fire Units on Staten Island
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    On Tuesday, July 19, Fire Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro and Chief of Department James Leonard unveiled three new FDNY Brush Fire Units (BFU) on Staten Island.  These new additions to the FDNY fleet replace previous BFU apparatus damaged during Hurricane Sandy.

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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