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Times Square Dumpster Fire Hurts 1, FDNY Says

The Patch – May 23, 2018 by The fire broke out in the loading dock of a Times Square skyscraper and spread up the building’s compactor chute. By Brendan Krisel, Patch National Staff MIDTOWN MANHATTAN, NY — Firefighters battled a dumpster fire in Times Square for two hours late Monday night into early Tuesday […]

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3-alarm fire injures 2 firefighters in Tremont TREMONT – A three-alarm fire at a vacant home in the Bronx injured two firefighters Monday before spreading to another building. The fire started inside of a three-story building on Anthony Avenue and E. 180th Street just after 6 a.m. and quickly spread to another home. The FDNY tweeted Monday firefighters were responding to the […]

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FDNY EMS remembered at new museum at Fort Totten

Display features uniforms, radios, badges, medical equipment and more. People tour the new Emergency Medical Service Museum at Fort Totten in Queens. The museum recalls the history of pre-hospital care from horse drawn ambulances to the present day. Photo Credit: David Handschuh By David HandschuhSpecial to amNewYorkUpdated May 20, 2018 4:02 PM PRINT SHARE  It was […]

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Burning Candles Sparked Jackson Heights Inferno

By Liz Goff Fire marshals said a two-alarm blaze that tore through a three-story home in Jackson Heights on May 12th started in a closet where four candles had been burning in front of a Hindu religious statue. Firefighters arrived at the house at 30-46 71st Street just after midnight and raced into heavy smoke and flames […]

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New FDNY EMT meets the first responders who saved his life, inspired him to pursue career at graduation

By MOLLY CRANE-NEWMAN and THOMAS TRACY | NEW YORK DAILY NEWS | MAY 15, 2018 | 9:11 PM From left, Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro, Paramedic Roland Guirand, Lt. Suchingh Singh, EMT graduate Jonathan Cano-Gomez, Paramedic Dean Russell, and Chief of Department James E. Leonard pose at a graduation ceremony at Christian Cultural Center in Brooklyn. (Go Nakamura/New York Daily News) Jonathan Cano-Gomez […]

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FDNY unveils EMS Week 2018 poster

Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro unveiled the poster, which promotes this year’s “Stronger Together” theme Today at 12:36 PM By EMS1 Staff NEW YORK — FDNY unveiled a poster in celebration of National EMS Week 2018. FDNY Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro unveiled the poster, which demonstrates this year’s “Stronger Together” theme with EMTs, paramedics and firefighters […]

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