FDNY Graduation Ceremony
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    There are 15 women in the class, the second largest group of female Firefighters to ever graduate from the Fire Academy in a single class. This brings the total number of female Firefighters to 87 – the highest total in FDNY history.
23rd Street Fire ceremony
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    October 17, 2018 marks the 52nd anniversary of the 23rd Street Fire – which claimed the lives of 12 New York City Firefighters in 1966.
FDNY Hosts Bureau of Fire Prevention Employee Recognition Ceremony
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    On Friday, October 12, 2018, Fire Prevention Employees received recognition for their commitment to service to the City and the Department.
FDNY Remembers Fallen Members at Annual Memorial Day Ceremony
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    Mayor de Blasio and Fire Commissioner Nigro joined FDNY members and families to commemorate the 111th annual FDNY Memorial Day ceremony. Fourteen members who died in the past year were honored.
Be #FDNYSmart!
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    Learn tips on how to keep you and your family safe by being #FDNYSmart!

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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