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EMT Killed in the Bronx After Man Steals Her Ambulance, Runs Her Over
Yadira Arroyo, a 14-year FDNY veteran, was responding to a call in the Bronx.
FDNY Bans Trump Photos, Shirts, and Masks From Firehouses
A firetruck driving around Brooklyn with a Trump mask on its grill sparked citizen complaints.
Firefighter Killed After Possible Drug Den Explodes in the Bronx
More than ten people were injured.
Nicholas Scoppetta, FDNY Fire Commissioner in Years After 9/11, Dies at 83
He served in the position from 2002 to 2010.
Jury Awards $183 Million to ‘Black Sunday’ Firemen
Eighty percent of the blame is being placed on the city.
6-Hour Standoff in Staten Island Is Now Over
The shooter is reportedly dead, and a firefighter that was shot twice is in stable condition.
It Might Take a Week to Fully Extinguish the Williamsburg Warehouse Fire
The blaze started on Saturday morning.
FDNY Fighting Massive Fire in Williamsburg [Updated]
The blaze has engulfed a building on the Williamsburg waterfront.
The Snowstorm Led to the Rescue of a Lost Puppy
Thanks to a member of the
Meet the 4 Women Who Will Join the FDNY This Year
Out of the 286 “probies” who graduated from the academy.
EMTs Say They Stopped Cops From Punching Patient
The cops seem to have lost it when the patient spit at them.
Firefighter Dies in Williamsburg Blaze
Lieutenant Gordon Matthew Ambelas had been with the
for 14 years.
At Least 34 Injured in Huge Staten Island Fire
A few heroes among them.
911 Dispatchers Suspended Over Delayed Response to Deadly Fire
An ambulance did not arrive on the scene until 21 minutes after the first 911 call.
FDNY Looking Into Slow Response to Deadly Far Rockaway Fire
It took 21 minutes for
teams to arrive.
Two NYPD Officers Injured in Williamsburg Fire
Less than a week after the same thing happened on Coney Island.
A Recent History of NYPD-FDNY Beef
A look back after Sunday’s hockey brawl.
Video: FDNY and NYPD Get Into Hockey Brawl
Soho Repertory Gala Evacuated After Building’s Support Beam Cracked
had to break up the party.
Firefighters Spent All Night Battling Greenpoint Blaze
The four-alarm fire lasted from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.
De Blasio Settles FDNY Discrimination Suit for $98 Million
The third leftover Bloomberg lawsuit he’s settled so far.
Angry Boyfriend Sets Fire to Brooklyn Apartment Full of Sleeping Children
They all survived.
Retired NYPD and FDNY Faked Mental Illness
To the tune of $2.5 million.
The FDNY Lost Its Photo-Taking Privileges
They do have a tendency to embarrass themselves on social media.
The FDNY Mailed a Bill to ‘Unknown Asian’
How did this happen?
The FDNY Got Its Most Diverse Recruit Class Ever
More than 60 percent minorities.
Four-Alarm Fire Damages Hunts Point Market Building
The Bronx site is the highest grossing terminal produce market in the world.
Bronx Apartment Fire Kills Three Young Children [Updated]
The Friday night blaze is preliminarily being blamed on candles.
Two People Had to Be Rescued From New York Waters Yesterday
Stranded jet skiers and a more bizarre incident.
The 911 System Froze a Couple More Times on Wednesday
It keeps doing that.
It’s Been a Bad Day for Ambulance Response Times
A baby died, and a 96-year-old woman waited an hour.
The FDNY’s Emergency Dispatch System Kept Freezing Today
This should put your own work-computer problems in perspective.
Firefighter Arrested for Attacking Cop
Even after he knew his victim was a member of the
The Ooze or Something Like It Is Finally Coming for Brooklyn
FDNY Emergency Dispatch Deserving of Praise
One worker stayed on the phone with a stroke victim for almost eight hours.
Man Mails White Powder, Innocently
Watch Governors Island’s Tallest Building Implode
It took just twenty seconds.
The FDNY Totally Laughed at the Cop Stuck in a Tree Before Helping Him Down
They all gathered around and laughed at him.”
A Very Emasculating Thing Happened to the NYPD Today
An officer got stuck in a tree and had to be rescued by the
No, a Firefighter Is Not Giving Away His Mini-Horse on Craigslist
It’s a prank.
Still More FDNY Employees Caught Being Horrible on Social Media
Like fish in a barrel.
Latest FDNY Twitter Racist Keeps Job for Now
He’s suspended for 30 days.
Racist FDNY Employees Still Posting Racist Things on Twitter
Despite last week’s firing of Joe Cassano for doing just that.
FDNY Heir Really Outdid Himself With the Racist Tweets [Updated]
And sexist, and anti-Semitic …
Firefighters Rescue Woman From Horrible Meat-Cleaver Attack
The victim’s husband went after her on the street in Chinatown.
Fewer New Yorkers Are Dying in Fires Than Ever
Combined with a record-low homicide rate, 2012 was a good year for safety.
New Jersey Locksmith Selling Keys to the City on eBay
FDNY EMTs Save Nun (and Friends!) From Drowning in Queens Flood
Storm waters nearly overcame their car.
FDNY Makes Thrilling House Call to Prevent Falling Air Conditioner
Somebody’s gotta do it.
Car Manages to Fall Down Elevator Shaft at Parking Garage
live-tweeted their response.