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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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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
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
The following information is off the rumor mill. NYC Citywide Admin. Svc. Timeline for NEXT Open Competitive FF EXAM: ***************Initial Application Period: 4/1/17 to 4/25/17. Computer Based Test: 9/4/17 to 10/28/17 (approx). Eligible List Made: 4/4/18. Eligible List Established: 12/12/18 List  #2000  Terminated 6/26/17.  City Re
Boston Firefighters union president Rich Paris releases a response to the NIOSH investigation results of the 2014 fire that claimed the lives of Lt Walsh and Firefighter Kennedy.  The report cited lack of training, inadequate staffing and failure to adequately assess risk contributed to the deaths.  To All Media Outlets: I am writing in r
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