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BFI 2011 Annual Report


BFI 2011 Annual Report

Last year was a milestone year for FDNY. New York City recorded the fewest fire fatalities since records have been kept by the Bureau of Fire Investigations.
ArrowRead the Report

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The Bureau of Fire Investigation


The Bureau of Fire Investigation

BFI conducts investigations of all complex, fatal and suspicious fires within the City of New York to expertly determine their origin and cause.  In 2010, BFI investigated 6,639 cases throughout the five boroughs; of these, Fire Marshals determined 2241 to be incendiary, making 560 arrests. Explore BFI's History and Mission.

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Juvenile Fire-Setters Intervention Program


Juvenile Fire-Setters Intervention Program

While curiosity about fire is common, some children light fires for other reasons. If you suspect a child is playing with fire or is setting fires intentionally, you can get help by contacting the FDNY's Bureau of Fire Investigation. This program offers both education and evaluations for children who are engaging in fire play. How you can get help.

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FDNY Close Up


FDNY Close Up featuring BFI
Part firefighter and part detective, Fire Marshals in the FDNY Bureau of Fire Investigation look into the causes of fires throughout New York City.
ArrowWatch Episode Six: Bureau of Fire Investigation

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