Memorial Bunting Placed in Honor of Lt. Christopher Raguso
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    On Tuesday, March 20th, 2018, FDNY members draped purple and black bunting on the exterior of the quarters of Engine Company 249/Ladder Company 113 where Lieutenant Christopher Raguso served as a Firefighter for 11 years.
Line of Duty Deaths
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    Lt. Raguso and Fire Marshal Zanetis died in an American military helicopter crash in Iraq on Thursday, March 15. Lt. Raguso is a 13-year veteran of the Department; Fire Marshal Zanetis is a 10-year veteran.
Fire Commissioner Nigro Presides at Promotion Ceremony for 6 EMS Officers
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    On Wednesday, February 28th, Fire Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro presided over the promotion ceremony for 6 EMS officers.  Altogether, the senior officers have over 165 years of service with the FDNY.
Fire Marshals Arrest Brooklyn
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    Fire Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro announced today Fire Marshals have arrested and charged a Brooklyn man for deliberately starting a fire with a “Molotov cocktail” at 741 Riverdale Avenue, Brooklyn on Saturday, February 17, 2018.

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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