Today’s FDNY Throwback Thursday photo is from this day in 1965, a 4-alarm fire at 56 East 19th St. in Manhattan. See more photos at [ Ow.ly Link ] [Flickr]
Today’s FDNY Throwback Thursday photo is from this day in 1965 a

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Cécile Esteban
The FDNY reminds New Yorkers and visitors to our great city to follow these safety tips to help beat the heat today, and throughout the warm summer months:

o Drink fluids, particularly water, even if you do not feel thirsty. Your body needs water to keep cool. Those on fluid-restricted diets or taking diuretics should first consult their physician.

o Water is the safest liquid to drink... View more »
The FDNY reminds New Yorkers and visitors to our great city to
The next FDNY Block Party is this Saturday, July 22, in the Bronx! Join us at Engine 75 and Ladder 33 at 2175 Walton Ave, from 11am - 4pm. See the full list of Block Party dates and locations at [ Bit.ly Link ] [web page]
The next FDNY Block Party is this Saturday July 22 in the

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Avery Fertal
Monika Sikorska
Jane Mark Beddows
“For over 25 years, the New York Firefighters Burn Center Foundation has sponsored young burn survivors throughout the New York City metro area so that they can attend the Arthur C. Luf Children’s Burn Camp in Union, Connecticut,” said FDNY Lt. and New York Firefighters Burn Center Foundation President Billy Leahy, at yesterday’s send-off for children who will be attending the week-long camp.... View more »
“For over 25 years the New York Firefighters Burn Center Foundation has

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Addie Bothell
Addie Bothell
Toni Black
Congrats to the FDNY Triathlon Team who took 2nd place as a team in the First Responder category at yesterday's New York City Triathlon! And congrats to NYPD Tri on your win!

See more photos at [ Ow.ly Link ] [Flickr]
Congrats to the FDNY Triathlon Team who took 2nd place as a

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Tom Deely
Judith C Warren
Eddie Vega
Thank you for joining us at our FDNY Block Party in Brooklyn! Plan your visit to our next party at [ Bit.ly Link ] [web page]
Thank you for joining us at our FDNY Block Party in Brooklyn

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The second FDNY Block Party of the summer is under way in Brooklyn! Join us today, Saturday, July 15, at Engine 290 and Ladder 103 at 480 Sheffield Ave, until 4pm. See the full list of Block Party dates and locations at [ Bit.ly Link ] [web page]
The second FDNY Block Party of the summer is under way in

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Matt Emmerson
Peter Dondero
Joanne Beebe
Join us for the second FDNY Block Party of the summer TOMORROW, Saturday, July 15 in Brooklyn! Kids and adults of all ages are welcome at Engine 290 and Ladder 103 at 480 Sheffield Ave, from 11am - 4pm.

See the full list of Block Party dates and locations at [ Bit.ly Link ] [web page]
Join us for the second FDNY Block Party of the summer TOMORROW

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Johnny Malone
Today’s FDNY Throwback Thursday photo is from this day in 1977, marking the 40th anniversary of the New York City blackout when the FDNY responded to a total of 1,037 fires. See more photos at [ Bit.ly Link ] [Flickr]

Read Fire Alarm Dispatcher William Ladell Jr.’s story from that night at: [ Bit.ly Link ] [Facebook]

And read FDNY Lieutenant Roy David’s story at: [ Bit.ly Link ] [Facebook]
Today’s FDNY Throwback Thursday photo is from this day in 1977 marking

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Denise Pinto Scali
Barbara Lindgren Thomas
Richard Wieser
“Today is a special day because we are welcoming Shelton as the newest member of the FDNY as he takes the oath to become an honorary Firefighter. Shelton may be young, but he has already shown tremendous courage far beyond his years, bravely battling illness as he undergoes treatment for cancer,” said FDNY Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro at today’s ceremony for Shelton Waldrop, a 16-year-old from... View more »
“Today is a special day because we are welcoming Shelton as the

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Jaime Moore
Joyce Sargent Reilly Wasarhaley
William Fairchild
The next FDNY Block Party is this Saturday, July 15, in Brooklyn! Join us at Engine 290 and Ladder 103 at 480 Sheffield Ave, from 11am - 4pm.

See the full list of Block Party dates and locations at [ Bit.ly Link ] [web page]
The next FDNY Block Party is this Saturday July 15 in Brooklyn

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Elizabeth Albert
Rosemary McKenna
Vivienne Levy Rubin
On Tuesday, July 11, FDNY Chief of Department James E. Leonard was presented with a Certificate of Appreciation and Commander’s Coin for the steadfast support and dedication provided by the Department to the Military community and residents of US Army Garrison Fort Hamilton in Brooklyn, New York.
On Tuesday July 11 FDNY Chief of Department James E Leonard was

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Larry Phillips
Joanne Beebe
Paul F Harris
Thank you for coming to our first FDNY Block Party of the summer! Plan your visit to our next party at [ Bit.ly Link ] [web page]
Thank you for coming to our first FDNY Block Party of the

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Avery Fertal
On Friday, July 7, the FDNY Bravest Boxing team raised funds for Building Homes For Heroes with a match vs. the West Midlands Fire Service. All proceeds will be donated for the construction of a mortgage-free home to meet the specific needs of U.S. Army Specialist Hugo Gonzalez, who was severely injured in combat in Baqubah, Iraq, in June of 2004. Learn how you can help Veterans in need by... View more »
On Friday July 7 the FDNY Bravest Boxing team raised funds for

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Justin Phipps
Elliott Dingwall
Our doors are open! Visit FDNY Station 52 in Queens TODAY, Saturday, July 8, for the first FDNY Block Party of the summer! Kids and adults of all ages are invited to take a tour, view demonstrations and much more! 135-16 38th Ave, until 4 pm. See a full list of Summer Block Party dates and locations at [ Bit.ly Link ] [web page]
Our doors are open Visit FDNY Station 52 in Queens TODAY Saturday

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Vinc Fournie
We hope to see you tomorrow in Queens! The first FDNY Block Party of the summer is at Station 52, 135-16 38th Ave, on Saturday, July 8, 11 am – 4 pm. See a full list of Summer Block Party dates and locations at [ Bit.ly Link ] [web page]
We hope to see you tomorrow in Queens The first FDNY Block

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“On the night of the blackout, we were in the process of converting from manual dispatch to the Starfire Computer Aided Dispatch System, and Brooklyn was the pilot borough for this. We weren’t hooked up to the emergency power generator, and when the power went out across the city, the dispatch computer went down. We had to convert back to manual dispatch, which meant writing fire tickets out... View more »
“On the night of the blackout we were in the process of

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Saul Ontiveros
BADGE of DISTINCTION
Diane Koesterer Ryan
“The streets of the South Bronx were completely out of control. The City wasn’t prepared to respond the way that we could respond now. All systems were down, everything that required electricity was down. The mass chaos and uncertainty were the worst,” says FDNY Lt. Roy David, who was working the evening shift as an Emergency Medical Specialist 1 for the New York City Health and Hospitals... View more »
“The streets of the South Bronx were completely out of control The

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Sandra Warner
Camille Vitagliano
Peter Hosey
Today’s FDNY Throwback Thursday photo is from this day in 1967, a 3-alarm fire at 1207 Vyse Avenue in the Bronx. See more photos at [ Bit.ly Link ] [Flickr]
Today’s FDNY Throwback Thursday photo is from this day in 1967 a

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Thomas Kearney
Cécile Esteban
Edward Doyle
“With the help of all the companies, we set up a rope system that allowed us to send a member down to the elevator and while that was happening, we rigged another system to retrieve and pull the injured patients out. Inside the elevator, we set them up with our harness safety systems and tripled checked everything to make sure all the gear was operable before bringing them up. I’m very happy... View more »
“With the help of all the companies we set up a rope

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Johnny Malone
Patrick Hawk
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