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    For the first time ever, people of color comprised a majority of test takers and more women took the test than ever before.
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Watch Film
    My Father’s House is an FDNY Pro Film about one of the many stories of the lasting impact of the 23rd Street Fire, the deadliest day for the FDNY prior to September 11, 2001.

    FDNY Pro Films is made possible thanks to support from the FDNY Foundation.
FDNY Launches 2018 Calendar of Heroes
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    All proceeds from Calendar of Heroes go directly to the FDNY Foundation to promote fire safety education of NYC and professional development for FDNY members.
FDNY Swears In Recovering Burn Victim as Honorary Firefighter
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    Fire Commissioner Nigro and FDNY members welcomed 12-year-old Jamoneisha Merritt to FDNY HQ to be sworn in as an Honorary FDNY Firefighter.

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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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