Second Chance Ceremony
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    On May 21, 2019, the FDNY held the 25th annual Second Chance Ceremony in celebration of National EMS Week 2019.
Second Chance Patch
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    Read all the stories from the 25th Annual Second Chance Ceremony. This special event reunites ten patients, who have survived cardiac arrest, with the Paramedics, Emergency Medical Technicians, FDNY EMS Officers, Firefighters, Dispatchers, bystanders, and other first responders who helped save their lives.
Empire State Building Lights Tower on Sunday May 19th to Celebrate EMS Week 2019
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    The Empire State Building, in partnership with the FDNY, illuminated in yellow, white and blue with a red and white halo at sunset on Sunday, May 19th in celebration of National EMS Week 2019.
EMS Week Poster 2019
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    Fire Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro unveiled the FDNY’s poster for National EMS Week on Thursday, May 16th at FDNY Headquarters – 9 MetroTech Center, Brooklyn in celebration of national EMS Week, which begins on Sunday, May 21.
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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