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Fire Promotions - The Department celebrated the promotion of 102 rising stars on Apr. 24.
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Promotions Ceremony Will Include Some of Departments Brightest Stars


Promotions Ceremony Will Include Some of Departments Brightest Stars

The FDNY will promote 18 battalion chiefs, 40 captains and 44 lieutenants on Apr. 24. Three of those being promoted are among the Department's best, Capt. John Feehan, Lt. Michele Fitzsimmons and Firefighter Kendall Richardson.
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FDNY Firefighter who Started International Rescue Team Remembered


FDNY Firefighter who Started International Rescue Team Remembered

The FDNY family lost a true hero in April. Retired Firefighter Luis Fragoso, who, among his many heroic actions, started the Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) that assists communities during disasters.
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FDNY EMS Promotions and Graduation


FDNY EMS Promotions and Graduation

The FDNY welcomed 87 new members, and promoted two of its most experienced on Apr. 21.
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More FDNY Members Will Now Carry Naloxone to Help with Drug Overdoses


More FDNY Members Will Now Carry Naloxone to Help with Drug Overdoses

Fire Commissioner Salvatore Cassano joined Staten Island District Attorney Daniel Donovan and Police Commissioner William Bratton announced on Apr. 17 that all FDNY EMTs, 205 fire companies and police officers on Staten Island will begin carrying Naloxone to treat drug overdoses.
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Firefighters Rescue Dog from Apartment Fire


Firefighters Rescue Dog from Apartment Fire

FDNY firefighters saved adog from a fire in Brooklyn on Apr. 14.
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FDNY Firefighters Reunite with Woman They Saved at East Harlem Building Explosion


FDNY Firefighters Reunite with Woman They Saved at East Harlem Building Explosion

As Carmen Quinones was preparing for her release from Mt. Sinai Hospital on Apr. 11, the FDNY firefighters who saved her from the March 11 building collapse in East Harlem paid her a visit.
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Engine 284/Ladder 149 Celebrates 100 Years


Engine 284/Ladder 149 Celebrates 100 Years

Firefighters from Engine 284/Ladder 149 celebrated a milestone on Apr. 10, 100 years of service in Brooklyn.
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FDNY Shares Fire Safety Tips with Hearing-Impaired Students


FDNY Shares Fire Safety Tips with Hearing-Impaired Students

Hundreds of hearing-impaired students from across the city attended a college fair at FDNY Headquarters on April 8, where the FDNY Fire Safety Education Unit had several tables to share life-saving safety information and give away special smoke alarms that light up and shake.˙
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U.S. Air Force Honors FDNY Hero


U.S. Air Force Honors FDNY Hero

The U.S. Air Force presented the FDNY and family of Chief of Department Peter Ganci, who was killed on Sept. 11, with memorabilia from the Transit Center at Manas in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, informally named Ganci Air Base, on Apr. 3 at the FDNY Fire Academy.˙
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FDNY Celebrates Youth Workforce Development EMT Completion Ceremony


FDNY Celebrates Youth Workforce Development EMT Completion Ceremony

FDNY celebrated its next generation on Apr. 1, as 24 participants in the FDNY Youth Workforce Development Program received New York State EMT certifications.
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FDNY Names Teen from Idaho Honorary Firefighter


FDNY Names Teen from Idaho Honorary Firefighter

The FDNY surprised Marcus Musser, 18, and his family on April 1, swearing him in as an Honorary Firefighter during his visit to the Training Academy as part of the Make-a-Wish Foundation.
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FDNY Honors Womens History Month with Awards Ceremony


FDNY Honors Womens History Month with Awards Ceremony

The FDNY honored seven high-achieving women on March 26, during a Women's History Month ceremony at FDNY Headquarters.
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FDNY Members Save Family Affected by Carbon Monoxide


FDNY Members Save Family Affected by Carbon Monoxide

FDNY EMTs Abdul Boddington and Hanifa Parris saved a family of three in Brooklyn who were feeling the effects of carbon monoxide (CO) on March 25.
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Triangle Shirtwaist Tragedy Remembered


Triangle Shirtwaist Tragedy Remembered

FDNY members marked a solemn anniversary on March 25, the 103rd anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist factory fire.
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FDNY Members Save Newborn in Cardiac Arrest


FDNY Members Save Newborn in Cardiac Arrest

FDNY members always are ready for anything, and that proved true on March 21, when they received a call for a mother who had just given birth at 24-weeks and a baby who was not breathing.
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FDNY Firefighters Raise Money for Childrens Cancer Charities


FDNY Firefighters Raise Money for Children's Cancer Charities

If you see a number of firefighters with cleanly shaven heads in Queens, there's a reason. They participated in the St. Baldrick's Foundation head-shaving event coordinated by FDNY Firefighter Wayne Forte from Ladder 164.
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The FDNY Celebrates St. Patricks Day


The FDNY Celebrates St. Patrick's Day

Members of the FDNY celebrated St. Patrick's Day on March 17, marching in the annual parade up Fifth Avenue in Manhattan.
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Probationary Firefighter Saves Baby at First Fire


Probationary Firefighter Saves Baby at First Fire

Every firefighter remembers his or her first fire, but Probationary Firefighter Jordan Sullivan's experience was especially memorable. His first fire was also his first rescue – a 5-month-old baby boy.
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FDNY Reminds New Yorkers to Change the Batteries in their Smoke/CO Alarms for Daylight Saving Time


FDNY Reminds New Yorkers to Change the Batteries in their Smoke/CO Alarms for Daylight Saving Time

Fire Commissioner Salvatore Cassano, Chief of Department Edward Kilduff and Director of Fire Safety Education Anthony Mancuso met at the FDNY Fire Zone on March 7 to remind all New Yorkers to change the batteries in their smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) alarms when they change their clocks for Daylight Saving Time.
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Change Your Clocks, Change Your Batteries


Change Your Clocks, Change Your Batteries

The FDNY wants to remind all New Yorkers to change the batteries in their smoke and carbon monoxide alarms when they change their clocks for the start of Daylight Saving Time on Sun., March 9.
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FDNY EMS Lieutenant Wins Innovator Award


FDNY EMS Lieutenant Wins Innovator Award

FDNY EMS Lt. Farooq Muhammad received the EMS 10: Innovators in EMS Award at the JEMS Emergency Medical Services annual conference for his work making five music videos about the Emergency Medical Services.
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FDNY EMTs Honored at NYPD Promotions


FDNY EMTs Honored at NYPD Promotions

FDNY EMTs Khadijah Hall and Shaun Alexander were honored by the New York City Police Department (NYPD) during a promotion ceremony at NYPD Headquarters on Feb. 28.
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FDNY Promotes 49 Members


FDNY Promotes 49 Members

The FDNY celebrated on Feb. 28, as 49 members werepromoted at the Christian Cultural Center in Brooklyn.
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Off-Duty FDNY EMTs Save NYPD Officer Shot in Brooklyn


Off-Duty FDNY EMTs Save NYPD Officer Shot in Brooklyn

Off-duty FDNY EMTsKhadijah Hall and Shaun Alexander saved the life of a police officer shot inthe line of duty on Feb. 27.
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EMS Lieutenants Promoted, Paramedics Graduate


EMS Lieutenants Promoted, Paramedics Graduate

FDNY members celebrated at FDNY Headquarters on Feb. 18, as ten EMS lieutenants were promoted and seven paramedics graduated.
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New Fire Code for New York City


Amended Fire Code for New York City
The Fire Department's three-year Fire Code Revision Project culminated on December 19, 2013, with the City Council's enactment of an amended Fire Code for New York City. The legislation, Local Law No. 148 of 2013, was signed by Mayor Bloomberg on December 30, 2013.

The amended Fire Code takes effect on March 30, 2014. The text of the amended Fire Code, Frequently Asked Questions, an Inquiry Form and other informative material can be viewed by clicking here.

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FDNY Firefighters Rescue Family From Attacker


FDNY Firefighters Rescue Family From Attacker

FDNY firefighters from Ladder 115 were in the rightplace at the right time on Feb. 14, helping save a woman and two children froman attacker in Queens.
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FDNY Hosts New York Blood Center Drives


FDNY Hosts New York Blood Center Drives

The FDNY will be hosting several New York Blood Center drives throughout the five boroughs in the coming months. Here are just a few upcoming drives where you can help save a life.
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FDNY Celebrates 10th Anniversary of the Go Red Campaign


FDNY Celebrates 10th Anniversary of the Go Red Campaign

The FDNY's Bureau of Health Services led the Department's celebration of the American Heart Association's Go Red for Women campaign's 10th anniversary on Feb. 7.
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Business Owner's Bill of Rights


Business Owner's Bill of Rights

The FDNY encourages business owners to view the Business Owner's Bill of Rights. The rights include consistent enforcement of agency rules, fair inspections and great customer service.
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Fire Safety Director on Site Exam Information


Fire Safety Director on Site Exam Information

Information of the upcoming FSD Office and Hotel onsite exam.
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New Test G-79 C of F for Supervision of Storage, Handling, and Use of Commercial Cryogenic Systems


New Test G-79 C of F for Supervision of Storage, Handling, and Use of Commercial Cryogenic Systems

On February 24th, 2014 the FDNY will be offering a new G-79 Certificate of Fitness examination for Supervision of Storage, Handling, and Use of Commercial Cryogenic Systems. For more detailed information, click here.

 
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New Test G-19 C of F for Supervision of Sanitary Landfill Methane Recovery Facilities


New Test G-19 C of F for Supervision of Sanitary Landfill Methane Recovery Facilities

On Feb 7th, 2014 the FDNY will be offering a new G-19 Certificate of Fitness examination. For more detailed information, click here.

 
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New Test F-02 C of F for Fire Guard for Shelters


New Test F-02 C of F for Fire Guard for Shelters

On December 2, 2013 the FDNY will be offering a new F-02 Certificate of Fitness examination which will replace the F-44 Certificate of Fitness for Fire Guard for Shelters. For more detailed information, click here.

 
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New Test for G-98 Storage Handling and Use of Compressed Flammable Gases


New Test for G-98 Storage Handling and Use of Compressed Flammable Gases

On October 21, 2013 the FDNY will be implementing an updated G-98 Certificate of Fitness examination. For more detailed information, click here.

 
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New Test for G-29 C of F for Safe use, Handling, Storage and Compression of Flammable Gases with Pressure above 6 PSI.


New Test for G-29 C of F for Safe use, Handling, Storage and Compression of Flammable Gases with Pressure above 6 PSI

On October 21, 2013 the FDNY will be implementing a new G-29 Certificate of Fitness examination. For more detailed information, click here.

 
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New Test for G-91 C of F for Supervision of Natural Gas Co-generation Systems.


New Test for G-91 C of F for Supervision of Natural Gas Co-generation Systems

On October 21, 2013 the FDNY will be implementing a new G-91 Certificate of Fitness examination for Supervision of Natural Gas Co-generation Systems. For more detailed information, click here.

 
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New Test F-80 C of F for Coordinator of Fire Safety & Alarm Systems in Homeless Shelters


New Test F-80 C of F for Coordinator of Fire Safety & Alarm Systems in Homeless Shelters

On August 1, 2013 the FDNY will be implementing a new F-80 Certificate of Fitness examination which will replace the F-24 Certificates of Fitness for Fire Safety Coordinator. For more detailed information, click here.

 
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New Test for Supervision of Bulk Oil Storage Plants (P-12)


New Test for Supervision of Bulk Oil Storage Plants (P-12)

New test features a two part exam. First part consists of multiple choice questions. While the second part, verbal exam is due to be passed by the applicants within 6 months of working at a terminal. For more information, click here.

 
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New Renewal Requirements For Fire Safety Directors As Of 10/1/10


New Test for F-07/W-07 C of F for Fire and Emergency Drill Conductor

On January 2, 2013 the FDNY will be implementing a new F-07/W-07 Certificate of Fitness examination which will replace the F-33, F-34, F-35, W-10 and W-13 Certificates of Fitness for Fire Drill Conductor. For more detailed information, click here.

 
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New Test For Using And Discharging Of Fireworks (E-20)


New Test For Using And Discharging Of Fireworks (E-20)

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New Test: S-78 C of F for Inspection, Cleaning & Testing of Smoke Detectors


New Test: S-78 C of F for Inspection, Cleaning & Testing of Smoke Detectors

November 15, 2012, the FDNY will be implementing a new S-78/F-78 Certificate of Fitness examination which will replace the current W-26/F-57 C of F for Maintenance of Smoke Detectors. For more detailed information, click here.

 
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FDNY Makes 25 Bureau of Fire Prevention (FDNY) Inspection Requests Available Through 311 Online Effective Immediately


FDNY Makes 25 Bureau of Fire Prevention (FDNY) Inspection Requests Available Through 311 Online Effective Immediately

311 Online is now accepting requests for 25 Bureau of Fire Prevention inspections.
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FDNY to Release 9/11 Book


FDNY to Release 9/11 Book

The FDNY is publishing an official book to honor the 10th anniversary of the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, entitled, "FDNY 2001-2011: A Decade of Remembrance and Resilience." It is scheduled for release in July, but you can pre-order now at www.fdnybook.com. The book, which includes never-before-seen photos, benefits the FDNY Foundation.
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Strategic Plan for 2011-2013 Released


Strategic Plan for 2011-2013 Released

Fire Commissioner Salvatore Cassano announced the release of FDNY's fourth Strategic Plan on May 12, outlining the FDNY's top priorities and initiatives through 2013.  The Plan presents a group of initiatives that will move the Department forward with innovative technologies and enhanced preparedness and prevention strategies that will allow FDNY to even better serve all those who visit, live and work in New York City.
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FDNY 2010 Annual Report on CDA Inspections


FDNY 2010 Annual Report on CDA Inspections
This report describes the New York City Fire Department’s continuing efforts to improve its construction, demolition and asbestos abatement (CDA) inspection program and provides data on the results of those efforts.
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FDNY Close Up


FDNY Close Up
Get a look inside the FDNY with this video series, highlighting the work of the Department’s highly-trained professionals.
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New COF Supervision of Aerosol (A-49)


New COF Supervision of Aerosol (A-49)
is now available.
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Places of Assembly Guide


Places of Assembly Guide
This guide is intended to give establishment owners and design professionals helpful information about the Place of Assembly issuance process, point out common mistakes to avoid, and provide a sense of the time required to complete the process.
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2011 Rangehood Plan Submission Procedure
The DOB plumbing/cooking equipment number must be submitted by the contractor either on the plan review request form or on the fax requesting to schedule the test. If the DOB plumbing/cooking equipment number is not submitted at one of those times then the rangehood test will not be scheduled until the contractor provides the number. To obtain the form

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Fire Safety in Construction and Demolition


Fire Safety in Construction and Demolition
Mayor Bloomberg announced changes that will strengthen safety, oversight and coordination of construction, demolition and abatement operations in New York City.
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Natural Gas Fired Heaters in Sidewalk Cafes
New procedures and general information for Outdoor Natural gas fired heaters are now available.
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FDNY Takes Part in International Resuscitation Trial


FDNY Takes Part in International Resuscitation Trial
The FDNY is involved in an innovative study designed to improve cardiac arrest survival rates in New York City and throughout the world.
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Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta announced the release of the first-ever FDNY Terrorism and Disaster Preparedness Strategy.


FDNY Releases Terrorism and Disaster Preparedness Strategy
Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta announced the release of the first-ever FDNY Terrorism and Disaster Preparedness Strategy.
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FDNY Public CPR Training - Click to Read More

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Make A Difference - Learn CPR
The Mobile CPR Training Unit is designed and equipped to travel through out the five boroughs, and set-up classes where groups or organizations meet and provide training at no cost, day or evening.
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Community Emergency Response Team


CERT Program
The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program is a federal program designed to train people to prepare for, respond to, and recover from emergency situations in their communities..
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Dial 311 - Click to Read More


311 Citizen Service Center
Dialing 311 allows city residents to obtain important non-emergency services through one central, all-purpose phone number quickly and effectively. 9-1-1 for Emergencies. 3-1-1 for Non-emergencies.
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Bureau of Fire Prevention On-Line Services - Click to Read More


Bureau of Fire Prevention On-Line Services
The Bureau of Fire Prevention provides services to the public and business through a series of programs. To ease access to these services, resources have been made available online.
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Portable Fire Extinguishers


Portable Fire Extinguishers
The proper use of portable fire extinguisher to put out a small fire can save lives.
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