FDNY Shield
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    In response to three serious fires across New York City in August that destroyed or damaged multiple buildings, caused dozens of injuries, forced nearly 100 people from their homes and resulted in millions in property damage, Fire Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro will be urging parents and guardians of young children to take immediate action to educate, inform and prevent fire play in and around the home.
Teach Kids to NEVER Play with Fire
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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.

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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