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28 names being added to NYS Fallen Firefighters Memorial

The Associated Press Posted: Oct. 8, 2018 8:00 am ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The names of more than two dozen firefighters are being added to the New York State Fallen Firefighters Memorial in downtown Albany. The state Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services’ Office of Fire Prevention and Control is holding the 21st annual […]

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A 9/11 fund compensating sick victims is running out of money

Rupa Bhattacharyya, special master of the federal 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund, said the pool of more than $7 billion “may be insufficient to compensate all claims.” by David K. Li / Oct.03.2018 / 11:15 AM EDT The National 9/11 Memorial in New York.Brendan McDermid / Reuters Rupa Bhattacharyya, special master of the federal 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund, said […]

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First All-Women FDNY Engine Detailed to Manhattan Firehouse

The six-firefighter company was detailed to Engine 503 on 51st Street in Manhattan, the FDNY said Facebook/Join FDNY Lt. Tracy Lewis, Firefighter Martha Brekke, Firefighter Eniola Brown, Firefighter Vanessa Schoening, Firefighter Sarinya Srisakul, and Firefighter Regina Wilson. The FDNY’s first all-women engine company has been detailed to a firehouse in Manhattan. The six-firefighter company was […]

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Survivor stories: NYC firefighter Clarence Singleton survived 9/11

Clarence Singleton was a retired FDNY firefighter on 9/11. While others ran away from the buildings, he grabbed his gear and went right to the scene to help. by Gabrielle Frank / Sep.26.2018 / 2:00 PM EDT / Source: TODAY This story is part of TODAY’s series “Survivors: What Happens After the Headlines Fade.” For more stories and videos from the […]

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FDNY firefighter William Tolley remembered in Queens ceremony

Isabella and Marie Tolley, William Tolley’s daughter and widow, hold the sign on 66th Place near Myrtle Avenue in Queens that honors the late firefighter on Wednesday. Photo Credit: Todd Maisel By Matthew Chayesmatthew.chayes@newsday.com  @chayesmatthewUpdated September 26, 2018 6:13 PM PRINT SHARE  The FDNY dedicated a plaque and street Wednesday to William Tolley, the longtime New York City firefighter […]

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