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“I have no ambition in this world but one, and that is to be a firefighter The position may, in the eyes of some, appear to be a lowly one; but we who know the work which the firefighter has to do believe that his is a noble calling."

-Chief Edward F. Croker FDNY circa 1910

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 A window washer is dead after being hit on the head with a brick in Manhattan, according to police. The incident happened at 311 East 50th Street between Second and First avenues around 12:15 p.m., FDNY officials said. The worker, later identified as 51-year-old Nelson Salinas, was on suspended scaffolding with one other person, officials sai
A decorated FDNY firefighter was among four Americans killed by a roadside bomb near the main U.S. base in Afghanistan on Monday, sources told The Post. Christopher Slutman, a married father of three, worked at Ladder 27 in the Claremont section of the Bronx, the sources said. Slutman, who was a 15-year veteran of the FDNY, also served as a U.
Pheonix Fire involved in a fatal motorvehicle accident at 29th Ave & Bethany Home Road. This story is still developing. 2 firefighters were transported to area hospital in critical condition. 1 civlian was pronounced dead at the scene, 2 other civilians, the local news are reporting have been pronounced dead at the hospital, 1 is a 3 month old.
Well all know that firefighters are trained to save lives — sometimes it’s each others’, but sometimes it can be their own. A longtime member of the FDNY may have been saved simply by asking that his building be equipped with a defibrillator. For 36 years, Bill Staudt made a career of stepping into harm’s way. “I’m a firefighter, proud to be a fire
The career criminal charged with fatally running over a beloved FDNY*EMS EMT with her own ambulance is mentally fit to stand trial, a psychiatrist hired by the Bronx district attorney’s office testified Thursday. Jose Gonzalez, 25, told the psychiatrist that the prosecutors seeking to lock him up for life are “evil people,” explained Dr. Nicole Cha
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