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    EMS Week is an annual celebration designed to promote public safety among all New Yorkers, attract potential EMS recruits, and celebrate the life-saving efforts of more than 4,400 members of FDNY’s Emergency Medical Service.

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    When escaping a fire in your apartment, CLOSE THE DOOR as you make your exit. Closing the door saves lives.

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    The City of New York has a number of resources for New Yorkers, Businesses and Non-Profits, including free testing sites.


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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.

Laura Kavanagh
Acting Fire Commissioner

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