#WednesdayWisdom from #FDNY Pro Chief Medical Officer Dr. Kerry J. Kelly ... As an emergency responder, there is a lot of uncertainty when you clock into your shift. Menu planning is a great way to make sure you’re eating a balanced diet and meeting your nutritional needs. Read more at [ Bit.ly Link ]
“Being fit is part of having a healthy lifestyle. It is a privilege and honor to be a part of the FDNY Boxing Team because this Department has a great foundation and support for their members staying physically active. This team brings us all together as a service, as a Department. We are one team with the same goal.” –FDNY EMT Vincent Oyangoren, Station 35. Celebrate the 35th anniversary of...
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New Yorkers – There is no such thing as safe ice. Kids and adults should never walk on frozen water, regardless of the temperature outside. Ponds and lakes in our city parks may seem frozen, but they are never solid enough for anyone to safely walk on. By venturing out onto frozen water, you risk not only your life, but the lives of first responders.

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"When FDNY members arrived on scene, there were approximately seven people coming out of the water. EMS units rendered first aid and our Rescue units put three divers in the water for about an hour to search the area. Conditions were very murky, they didn't have a lot of visibility down there. They were working off of a 50 ft rope so they did cover a lot of area," says FDNY Deputy Chief John...
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#FlashbackFriday ... artwork featured in the 1st/1987 issue of WNYF ... a water color by Andrew Valero, a Pratt Institute graduate and son of a longtime #FDNY employee. Learn more in the archives at [ Bit.ly Link ]
#FlashbackFriday ... On the cover of the 1st/1987 issue of WNYF ... Manhattan units move in on a fire in a five-story occupied building on 2/16/1987 ... Read the entire issue in the archives of #FDNY Pro at [ Bit.ly Link ]
“Anyone can be where I am or do what I do if you work hard at it. I’ve always wanted to be a Firefighter and to do so requires you to have great conditioning. You can always get better and always learn more. My whole Battalion is here and they were a big influence in my decision to join the FDNY Boxing Team. This is a fun way to stay fit and active which is not only my lifestyle but my job.”...
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On February 16, the FDNY Fire Safety Education Unit held a fire safety education and awareness workshop at the Upper East Side Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Manhattan, where Jim Duffy, an 81-year-old man who was rescued from a 6-alarm fire at East 93rd Street in Manhattan on October 27, 2016, recovered from his injuries. Mr. Duffy and Firefighters who responded to the fire, including...
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Siren, the FDNY Life Safety mascot, is sharing #FDNYSmart tips for a healthy heart in her latest Smart Barks Blog post:

Be #FDNYSmart and Heart Healthy This February | FDNY Smart

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Today’s FDNY Throwback Thursday photo is from this day in 1968, a 2-alarm fire at 135 Park Ave, Brooklyn. See more photos at [ Bit.ly Link ] [Flickr]
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#WednesdayWisdom from #FDNY Pro Firefighter Felix Manjarrez ... The ultimate goal is to use tactical breath to reset oneself in any stressful environment. Read more at [ Bit.ly Link ]
Roses are red. Violets are blue. Cook your romantic dinner safely so we don't visit you! Happy Valentine’s Day from the FDNY! Celebrate safely with tips at fdnysmart.org [web page]
Violets are blue. Roses are red. Careless smoking causes fires, NEVER do it in bed! Happy Valentine’s Day from the FDNY! Celebrate safely with tips at fdnysmart.org [web page]
Roses are red. Violets are blue. Make sure to give candles the attention they're due! Happy Valentine’s Day from the FDNY! Celebrate safely with tips at fdnysmart.org [web page]
Roses are red. Violets are blue. Learn CPR and save a life or two! Happy Valentine’s Day from the FDNY! Celebrate safely with tips at fdnysmart.org [web page]
Roses are red. Violets are blue. Space heaters need space, keep pets away too! Happy Valentine’s Day from the FDNY! Celebrate safely with tips at fdnysmart.org [web page]
Roses are red. Violets are blue. Get a working smoke alarm so it will alert you! Happy Valentine’s Day from the FDNY! Celebrate safely with tips at fdnysmart.org [web page]