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Girl who suffered serious burns after friend poured boiling water on her face sworn in as honorary FDNY firefighter

The FDNY has a new hero in its ranks. Jamoneisha Merritt, just 11, who suffered horrific face burns during a summer sleepover, was all smiles when she was sworn in as an honorary firefighter at FDNY headquarters in Brooklyn Thursday. “Thank you to the firefighters and the commissioner for making me a firefighter,” a shy […]

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Daily News teams up with City Harvest, NYPD and FDNY to feed hungry New Yorkers for 35th annual food drive

FDNY Commissioner Dan Nigro (l.) and New York Daily News Publisher and Editor-in-Chief Arthur Browne speak Tuesday at the New York Daily News and City Harvest 35th annual holiday food drive kickoff. (JEFFERSON SIEGEL/NEW YORK DAILY NEWS) BYLAURA DIMONREUVEN BLAU NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Updated: Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 5:56 PM The Daily News launched […]

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Fire Department Captain Under Attack

By admin – October 21, 2017 Paul Washington is on the bottom row, 5th from the right. Photo :FDNY By Ron Howell Colin Kaepernick is known nationwide for taking a stand – better said, taking a knee – for racial justice. He suffered the consequences of his bold action all alone. No football team hired […]

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Women firefighters at historic highs in the FDNY

Cyril Josh Barker | 10/19/2017, 11:45 a.m. 505 Four new women become FDNY firefighters this week and they all have one special thing in common—they are all mothers. Krysteena Corbett-Terryl, Jacqueline Reno, Melisa Ritchie and Lisa Snyder walked across the FDNY graduation stage Wednesday to earn a huge accomplishment. The United Women Firefighters said the women […]

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6 Workers Hurt in Crown Heights Roof Collapse, FDNY Says

By  Ben Fractenberg and Trevor Kapp | October 17, 2017 10:33am |Updated October 17, 2017 1:30pm Four people were hurt in a partial building collapse in Crown Heights Tuesday morning, the FDNY said. DNAinfo/Ben Fractenberg CROWN HEIGHTS — Six construction workers were hurt — four seriously — when a roof abruptly collapsed on Park Place Tuesday morning, FDNY officials said. Workers were putting cinder blocks on top of […]

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New documentary ‘My Father’s House’ depicts the lasting impact of blaze that killed 12 FDNY heroes 50 years ago

  Christine Priore, daughter of Lt. Joseph Priore, looks at her father’s name on the plaque. “My Father’s House” revolves around Christine’s meeting with her new family – the FDNY. (HERMANN, MARC A.) BYLAURA DIMON NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Monday, October 16, 2017, 10:22 PM A poignant documentary from the FDNY about the E. 23rd St. […]

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