Today we lay to rest FDNY EMT Yadira Arroyo, who made the Supreme Sacrifice on March 16, 2017
“It’s a tremendous sign of respect here for our fallen hero, Yadira Arroyo. People have been lined up all day. I’m sure they’ll be lined up Saturday at the funeral. She certainly lived as a hero, and died as a hero for this city. We are one large, loving family supporting her very large, loving family, and we will continue to do so throughout the week and forever going forward as we do for all...
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Thank you, New York Mets, for paying tribute to EMT Yadira Arroyo at Citi Field.
“The conditions these young women were forced to work in were deplorable and when they were suddenly trapped by fire – they had to make an impossible decision. They deserved better, and all of us must continue to work together to make certain that all workers, and all New Yorkers, are able to work and live safely, with fire protection in place, throughout our city. We will never forget this...
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Thank you City of Elizabeth NJ - City Hall and Elizabeth FD EMS for paying tribute to EMT Yadira Arroyo.
“Yadi was like the mother at our station. She always wanted to make sure we were fed, ready to go for our shift. Most importantly, Yadi’s patient care was impeccable. Her spirit, her care for people, she really, really cared about the patient. I speak for myself and my colleagues at Station 26 – we’re really going to miss her,” says Paramedic Alex Tull, remembering EMT Yadira Arroyo, who made...
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On Thursday, March 23, FDNY hosted its first Women’s History Month Mentoring Event at FDNY Headquarters in Brooklyn. Attendees connected with Deputy Commissioner of Legal Affairs, Terryl Brown; Deputy Commissioner of Governmental Affairs and Special Programs, Laura Kavanagh; Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Kerry Kelly; Assistant Commissioner of Youth Workforce and Pipeline Programs, Michele...
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FDNY EMT Yadira Arroyo made the Supreme Sacrifice when she was killed in the line of duty on March 16th. A 14-year veteran of the #FDNY, EMT Arroyo is survived by her five sons. Services for EMT Arroyo begin tonight.

Please help support EMT Arroyo’s family during this incredibly difficult time with a donation to the EMT Yadira Arroyo’s Children’s Fund. Click here: and select ‘EMT Yadira...
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Today’s FDNY Throwback Thursday photo is from March 24, 1975, a 2-alarm fire at 476 Clinton Ave, Brooklyn. See more photos at [ Bit.ly Link ] [Flickr]
Thank you Elizabeth NJ Fire Officers IAFF Local 2040 for your support as we continue to mourn the loss of EMT Yadira Arroyo
Thank you, Bronx Community Boards, for organizing a candlelight vigil in honor of EMT Yadira Arroyo, who made the Supreme Sacrifice on March 16, 2017.

The FDNY Foundation joins the FDNY in mourning the loss of Emergency Medical Technician Yadira Arroyo. You can support EMT Yadira Arroyo's family by going to FDNYFoundation.org/Donate and selecting 'EMT Yadira Arroyo's Children's Fund' from the...
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Thank you NYPD for your unwavering support as we mourn the loss of EMT Yadira Arroyo
Thank you, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams for honoring FDNY Firefighter Andrew Scharf and Firefighter Todd Brenner as Brooklyn’s “Heroes of the Month”

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“About a month ago, Yadi came to me about volunteering to serve the needy, which was something she always wanted to do. She’s very motherly, caring and friendly with everyone. You could always count on her to help others on and off duty,” says FDNY EMT Peyton Dennis, who was EMT Yadira Arroyo’s partner when he graduated the FDNY EMS Academy in 2004, and is seen here volunteering with EMT...
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It was a happy reunion this weekend when Mr. Greg Melli-Jones and his family surprised FDNY members from Engine 65 with an unexpected visit, several weeks after members from the firehouse saved his life using CPR. Firefighters Prem Nair and Sandy Zorrilla are shown here with Mr. Melli-Jones and his family. Not pictured are Firefighters Thomas Fernan, Michael Eddy, Nicholas Batista, and Lt....
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Today is the official first day of Spring, and Hot Dog, the FDNY Fire Safety Mascot, is sharing tips for a safe and healthy season:

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“She was a great mentor, great friend, and a great colleague. No matter what types of calls we went to, she was always courteous and respectful to everyone and anyone. She would always advise, correct and give credit. If she wasn’t at work, she was with her family and children, making plans with them ahead of time, trying to figure out how to spend more time with them. We all love her at the...
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“Yadi was a matriarch of the station. She was not only a mother of five but a mother to the hundreds of people that worked here. All I can say about her is that she will live on through the lives she saved and people she helped," says FDNY Lieutenant George Lampon of Station 26.

The FDNY Foundation joins the FDNY in mourning the loss of Emergency Medical Technician Yadira Arroyo, who was...
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Players and fans at tonight's FDNY vs NYPD hockey game observe a moment of silence for EMT Yadira Arroyo, who made the Supreme Sacrifice on March 16, 2017.
“This brave first responder was killed by simply doing her job, helping to save others. It is beyond horrific. The fact that she leaves behind five children makes it all the more necessary for us to accept the responsibility to help care for these children, to ensure that they’re able to lead the lives that their mother so wanted for them,” says Frank Siller, Chairman and CEO of the Tunnel to...
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