FDNY Commissioner Laura Kavanagh hosts Women’s History Event at Department Headquarters

March 23, 2024

FDNY Honors Women's History Month With Female Fire Candidates

On March 23, 2024, FDNY Commissioner Laura Kavanagh hosted a Women’s History Event, focused on preparing female candidates for a career with the Department. The event featured discussions with current FDNY female firefighters, calisthenics sessions, forcible entry, hoseline drags, and other activities. The candidates learned firsthand about a career with the FDNY and allowed them to practice the skills Probationary Firefighters in the Fire Academy must master to become firefighters in New York City.