Post Tagged with: "FDNY"

A firefighter makes his way past the heavy flames that destroyed three homes in Norwood.--Photo by Toby Norwood

Op-Ed: All I Want for Christmas Is the “Fifth Man” Back

Dear Santa, All I want for Christmas is to keep New Yorkers safe. And, well, the best way to do that would be to staff all New York City Fire Engines with five firefighters. Currently, about 90% of all FDNY […]

by · December 24, 2018 · Government, News, Op Ed, Opinion
Injured Firefighter in Pelham Bay

Injured Firefighter in Pelham Bay

By Rich Mancuso FDNY answered a 911 call and responded to a fire before 9pm Sunday night on the third floor of a building at 1656 Mayflower Avenue in Pelham Bay. Numerous units responded along with emergency personnel. A firefighter […]

by · October 15, 2018 · News
Firefighters used tower ladders and portable ladders to access the first three-floors after a deadly fire at 2363 Prospect Avenue in the Belmont section.--Photo by David Greene

FDNY: “Close The Door, Close The Door”

The FDNY released two new videos today urging all New Yorkers to “Close the Door” in response to recent major fires.

by · January 24, 2018 · Bulletin Board, News, Public Safety, Video
Council Member Rev. Rubén Diaz Sr.

WYSK: CM Diaz Offers Fire Advice to Mayor de Blasio

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW: A RECOMMENDATION FOR THE MAYOR OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK  By Councilman Rev. Rubén Díaz District 18 Bronx You should know that in the recent fire where twelve people may have unnecessarily lost their lives […]

by · January 1, 2018 · News, Opinion, What You Should Know
Holiday Tragedy in Belmont; 12 Confirmed Dead

Holiday Tragedy in Belmont; 12 Confirmed Dead

Holiday Tragedy in Belmont; 12 Confirmed Dead, 10 Injured After Fast Moving Fire by David Greene A fast-moving apartment fire between the Christmas and New Year’s holiday has brought unspeakable grief to the Belmont community, after 12 people were killed […]

by · December 29, 2017 · Breaking News, News
NY City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito (Bronx - CD 8)

Council Members To Rally Against Cassano Re-hiring By FDNY

New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Council Member Andy King, members of the City Council’s Black Latino and Asian Caucus and the Council’s Jewish Caucus, along with members of the Vulcan Society Inc., NAACP, and National Action Network will […]

by · December 11, 2017 · News, Public Safety
Council Member Gibson Says No to Joseph Cassano Rejoining the FDNY

Council Member Gibson Says No to Joseph Cassano Rejoining the FDNY

Council Member Gibson’s Statement on Joseph Cassano joining the FDNY Speaking out in opposition to the FDNY’s decision to hire ex-EMT worker Joseph Cassano, CM Vanessa Gibson said, “There is no place for bigotry or hatred in the City of […]

by · December 11, 2017 · News
The FDNY responded to the blaze with a massive response of manpower, including units from as far away as Manhattan. Photo by David Greene


7 Injured in Norwood Apartment Fire by David Greene Seven people were injured including four children, after a fast moving fire broke out in a six-story, non-fire proof building on Perry Avenue. A massive response by police and fire officials […]

by · June 20, 2017 · News
A young girl brings her stuffed animal to Montefiore's Wakefield Campus on May 9.--Photo by David Greene


  by David Greene Dozens of children with broken or worn teddy bears came out to Montefiore Hospital’s Wakefield Campus on East 233 Street on Saturday, May 9, where they were presented with new teddy bears.     Children 12 […]

Firefighter Exam Filing Now Open Till April 25th

Firefighter Exam Filing Now Open Till April 25th

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by · April 15, 2017 · Jobs
Officials say 10 firefighters were injured battling a blaze on College Avenue. Photo by Edwin Soto

Twenty Families Displaced in Claremont Fire

Twenty Families Displaced in Claremont Fire by David Greene Officials say six homes were destroyed as fire tore through a stretch of row-homes in Claremont, The Bronx on Wednesday, March 1. The fire broke out at 1:30 p.m., inside the […]

by · March 5, 2017 · Local News, News
Gunfire Erupts in West Farms near Crotona Park Malls

Gunfire Erupts in West Farms near Crotona Park Malls

by David Greene A 22 year-old man in is recovering after being shot on Sunday, January 22, along Crotona Parkway in the West Farms section of the borough. Officers from the 48th Precinct were called to 2078 Crotona Parkway, between […]

by · January 23, 2017 · Crime, News
Members gave out dozens of gifts to residents of a nearby homeless shelter. Photo by David Greene


UNUSUAL SANTA SUITS — One last Christmas story Members of the FDNY’s Engine 48 and Ladder 56 took time out from their normal duties to bring the holidays to those less fortunate. The firefighter’s were spotted returning to their firehouse […]

Fire rips through the top-floor of 2854 Briggs Avenue at East 198 Street on Tuesday, December 13. Photo by Jimmy Velez

Elderly Woman, 7 Firefighters Injured in Briggs Avenue Blaze

by David Greene An elderly woman and 7 firefighters were injured when fire ripped through the top floor of one home and extended to at least one other. Fire and rescue personnel were dispatched to the two and-a-half story home […]

by · December 15, 2016 · Local News, News
Firefighters hoist an American flag as the funeral procession for Battalion Chief Michael Fahy heads from the Annunciation Church in Yonkers to the Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Hawthorne, NY.--Photo by Andre Rivera

2 Held in Kingsbridge Explosion as Thousands Mourn Fallen Firefighter

Two Held in Kingsbridge Explosion as Thousands Mourn Fallen Firefighter by David Greene Thousands of firefighters from around the city paid their respects to a fallen comrade as police arrested the two men suspected of running the marijuana farm that exploded […]

by · October 4, 2016 · News