Mayor Bill de Blasio and Fire Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro today announced that 48 people died in fires last year - the fewest fire deaths ever recorded in any calendar year dating back to 1916. The city also saw a 9 percent decline in serious fires in 2016, the largest annual decrease since 2008.
On Thursday, January 5th, Fire Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro presided over a ceremony promoting 30 Firefighters to the rank of Lieutenant at Brooklyn College.
On Wednesday, December 28th, 2016, the New York State Honorary Fire Chiefs Association (NYSHFCA) presented the annual scholarship awards at FDNY headquarters.
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