SkyFOX over Harlem shooting and fire

More than 100 New York City firefighters battled a fire in an apartment building in Harlem. Police said that three people were shot and killed in the building.

Fire trucks collide, slam into cars injuring 12

A 65-year-old man was in serious condition and 11 firefighters suffered minor injuries when two fire trucks collided and slammed into two vehicles in Crown Heights late Tuesday night.

Children of 9/11 first responders graduate from FDNY academy

On Tuesday, 301 probationary firefighters graduated from the FDNY Fire Academy, but this year’s graduation had an extra bit of meaning, as 19 of the graduates are children of first responders who died on 9/11 or from a 9/11-related illness. 2019’s class is the largest group of legacy graduates in the FDNY’s history. 

Children of 9/11 first responders graduate from FDNY academy

On Tuesday, 301 probationary firefighters graduated from the FDNY Fire Academy, but this year’s graduation had an extra bit of meaning, as 19 of the graduates are children of first responders who died on 9/11 or from a 9/11-related illness. 2019’s class is the largest group of legacy graduates in the FDNY’s history.

Rep. Maloney pitches ticker-tape parade for 9/11 first responders

With the recent passing of the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund Act, one local congresswoman says that the city should do more to give back to the men and women who rushed to Ground Zero that day.  So, in a formal letter to Mayor Bill de Blasio, Rep. Carolyn Maloney Is asking for a celebration and what she calls a “proper tribute to those who take care of us on 9/11.”

New York's new EMS chief

For the first time, a woman has been sworn in as chief of New York City's Emergency Medical Services. Lillian Bonsignore was appointed the position by Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro.

Slutman funeral: A hero honored

Thousands of people came to pay tribute to a U.S. Marine killed in a roadside bombing in Afghanistan. The funeral for Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Christopher Slutman, who was also an FDNY firefighter, was held in New York.

Slutman funeral: Taps

Thousands of mourners stood at attention and saluted as "Taps" was played to honor FDNY firefighter and Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Christopher Slutman, who died in Afghanistan.

Eulogy for a hero

FDNY Firefighter Steven Pollard of Ladder Company 170 died while responding to a car accident. At his funeral service, William March, his longtime friend, offered some touching and funny remarks of remembrance.

Firefighter dies in the line of duty

A New York City firefighter fell to his death late Sunday when he slipped through a narrow gap between lanes of a newly built bridge while trying to reach the victims of a car crash. Steven Pollard, a 30-year-old firefighter who had followed his father and brother into the FDNY just a year and a half ago, fell 52 feet as he tried to climb between a pair of low concrete barriers separating travel on Brooklyn's Belt Parkway.

LIC fire company

Elected officials and some Long Island City residents are fired up. They want Mayor Bill de Blasio to reinstate FDNY Engine Company 261 and put it right back where it was with Ladder Company 116 in Dutch Kills. Then-Mayor Mike Bloomberg closed Engine 261 in 2003 to save money.