“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

Thursday April 7th, 2016, the #FDNY promoted the following members at the Rock: Captain Brendan Finn, Div 3 Captain James M Montaruli, E-6 Captain Dennis P Valsamedis, E-7 Captain Jeffrey Facinelli, E-23 Captain Thomas Burke, E-34 Captain Edward J Esposito, E-42 Captain Keneth B Winkler, E-89 Captain Timothy G Bennett, E-164 Captain Michael P Lampa
Tonight is a big night for the Corona Tigers. FF Mike Prior is working his last tour after 35 years with the City of New York. It all began in January 1981, when Mike joined the NYPD, but by November '81, he jumped across the floor to the FDNY. When he graduated the fire acadmy, he was assigned to Ladder 156 "The Highway". In August '83, Mike made
The past 3 years, it was announced by top brass that the FDNY has responded to a record number of incidents in it's 150 year history. There is no argument, the number of emergencies are up. But what contributes to the increase? Cell phones certainly has played it's part. Everyone has one, if you see something, say something. However, a number of in
Engine 162/Ladder 82/Battalion 23 in Great Kills and Engine 157/Ladder 80 in Port Richmond had art work done to their doors. 
Fire Boat McKean sailed off this morning to it's new life at a restaurant  in Sleepy Hollow, NY. The new owners arrived at Marine 6's home to pick up the ole Fire Boat. On hand to say good bye was John D McKean's son and grandson, both named John. The new owners plan to keep the boat in it's original condition and pass along the boats history
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