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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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FDNY 9th Battalion welcomes Army SSG David Bellavia

Monday July 1st, the #FDNY 9th Battalion companies; Engine 54, Ladder 4, Engine 23, Engine 40 & Ladder 35 along with Chief of Department Sudnik & Manhattan Boro Commander Chief Ajello welcomed Medal of Honor recipient US Army Staff Sergeant David Bellavia for lunch. The actions for which Bellavia earned a Silver Star took place on his 29th
The #NYPD, #FDNY & #USCG participated in The Blessing of the FDNY Marine Fleet on Monday July 1st. This maritime tradition is meant to ensure safe travels & bountiful season of the FDNY Marine fleet, which encompasses 28 vessels stationed throughout the five boroughs. Full Time Marine companies are 1, 6, 9 & Marine Battalion. Marine 3,
CHINATOWN, Manhattan (WABC) -- A man died after a falling safe crushed him in Manhattan. Police say they found the man on the third floor landing of a building in Chinatown Sunday afternoon, pinned underneath a safe. Police believe the man was trying to move the safe up several flights of stairs, when it fell on him. The FDNY says another person we
Three people were injured — one seriously — after scaffolding blew off a roof into the courtyard of a bar next door, the FDNY said.  Construction crews were working on the bulkhead of the roof of a 12-story building on 4th Avenue, near President Street, on the border of Park Slope and Gowanus Sunday afternoon when a gust of wind blew the scaff
Army Regulation 670-1, “Wear and Appearance of Army Uniforms and Insignia,” updated most recently September 5, 2003, addresses explicitly the proper and lawful placement of the U.S. flag patch on the Army uniform. The regulation states that when authorized for application to the proper uniform the American flag patch is to be worn, right or left sh
 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
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