FDNY provide an update on Bronx fire injuries

    On May 17, 2024, Mayor Eric Adams and FDNY Commissioner Laura Kavanagh provide an update on Bronx 2-alarm fire that injured three firefighters.

Commissioner Kavanagh  celebrates passage of lithium-ion battery regulation

    FDNY Commissioner Laura Kavanagh is celebrating the successful Congressional passage of lithium-ion battery regulation, achieved through collaborative advocacy efforts with local, state, and federal partners.

FDNY Commissioner Laura Kavanagh kicks off firefighter recruitment campaign

    Fire Commissioner Laura Kavanagh and other FDNY officials kicked off a new firefighter recruitment campaign on May 14, 2024, at FDNY Headquarters.

FDNY and FDNY Foundation host 11th-annual Search & Rescue Field Medicine Symposi

    Medical responders from military, federal, state, and local agencies gathered May 2-5, 2024, to participate in the 11th-annual FDNY Search and Rescue Field Medicine Symposium.

FDNY Commissioner Laura Kavanagh unveils 2024 EMS Week poster

    In an annual tradition, Department officials unveiled the 2024 EMS Week poster on May 16, 2024, inside the Commissioner Robert O. Lowery Auditorium at FDNY headquarters in Brooklyn.


Commissioner's Message

It is my pleasure to welcome you to our website.

Every day the members of our Department bravely protect life and property in the world’s greatest city.

Our Department not only responds to emergencies, we help prevent them by getting out into the community and promoting our many educational programs.

Laura Kavanagh
Fire Commissioner

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