Graduation Ceremony for the FDNY
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    Among the graduates is Probationary Firefighter Aric Tegtmeier, who follows in the footsteps of his father, Firefighter Paul Tegtmeier, one of the 343 FDNY members killed on September 11th.
Firefighter Christopher Slutman
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    Donations to the Firefighter Christopher Slutman’s Children’s Education Fund can be made by visiting
FF Christopher Slutman
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    Firefighter Slutman, a 15-year veteran of the Department, died as a result of injuries sustained while on active duty in Afghanistan, while serving in the United States Marine Corps on Monday, April 8.
Fire Officers Promotion
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    On Wednesday, April 10, 77 FDNY members were promoted to new ranks in the Department at a ceremony at the Christian Cultural Center in Brooklyn.
FDNY Smart - Hot Dog
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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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