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WATCH: FDNY 2012 Calendar Released

Posted 06.21.2011 | New York

Is it hot in here or is it just the men of the FDNY? It might also be the raging fire that burns behind one of the firefighters as he stands at the re...

Red Cross Assists Evicted Bushwick Trailer Park Hipsters

Posted 06.14.2011 | New York

The Metro reported Thursday that everyone's favorite trailer park hipsters have been evicted from their warehouse on Meserole Street in Bushwick, and ...

Turtle Causes Fire In Brooklyn Apartment

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Fire officials say a lumbering pet turtle sparked a fast-moving fire in a New York City apartment after crawling out of its tank and knoc...

Brooklyn Fire Leaves 31 Injured, Four Critical

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Fire officials say a blaze in a Brooklyn apartment building has injured 31 people, four of them critically. The New York City Fire d...

Fire Truck Crash Leaves One Dead, Two Seriously Hurt

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A van carrying special-needs adults and a fire engine collided Wednesday, killing one person in the van and injuring several others, ...

Firefighter Scales High Rise To Rescue Trapped Workers

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

YONKERS, N.Y. — A firefighter rappelled down the side of a high-rise building Friday to rescue two men who were dangling from safety ropes after...

20 Firefighters Hurt Battling 5-Alarm Fire In Brooklyn

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) -- A fire raging through a six-story New York City apartment building is proving difficult for hundreds of firefighters to get under con...

Man Suing FDNY For Discrimination Found This In His Locker

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

An FDNY communications electrician found an ominous item waiting for him when he went into the locker room. A month after he filed a discrimination c...

Fake Fireman Stole Gun From NYPD, Then Sold It Back To Them

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The New York City police commissioner says a man with a long history of impersonating law enforcement pretended to be a fire marshal,...

200 Firefighters Battling Queens Fire, Seven Injured

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A stubborn blaze at a one-story commercial building in New York City took more than 10 hours to bring under control and injured seven...

Firefighters Save Historic NYC Church

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Firefighters have saved a historic New York City church from destruction by cutting a hole in its roof to fight the flames that erupt...

Judge BARS NYC From Hiring New Firefighters

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A federal judge has barred New York City from hiring new firefighters after criticizing its handling of a discrimination lawsuit agai...

FDNY's Black Firefighter Problem

Village Voice | Steven Thrasher | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

How would you perform in a test of logic and reading comprehension, even if the terms used in the questions made no sense to you?...

The FDNY Can Now Harvest Your Organs Faster Than Ever!

Gothamist | [4] | | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The FDNY is hiring EMTs to man a new "Organ Preservation Vehicle" that will race around Manhattan to make sure fewer organs go to waste. Starting next...

Catching Up With Matt Long: Survivor, Firefighter, Ironman and New Author

Peter Robert Casey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Peter Robert Casey

You will be moved, inspired, sometimes horrified, transfixed and amazed at the twists and turns that the New York native has overcome to continue his life's work as an athlete, motivational speaker and entrepreneur.

WATCH: Webster Hall Rave Raided

Gothamist | [7] | | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

How many people are interested in attending the "Largest Paint Party on Earth" at Webster Hall? Surprisingly, a lot! The party was held this weekend a...

You Would Have Been Hard-Pressed to Find a More Hopeful Guy Than Me at 8:43 AM Nine Years Ago...

Bill Scheft | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Bill Scheft

It was, as so many have pointed out, a heartbreakingly beautiful morning. I had just come back to my apartment from buying the papers and half and ha...

GOP: Ground Zero Hypocrites

Rob Diamond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rob Diamond

With all their vitriol about a mosque near Ground Zero, leading Republicans seem to forget that twenty-one days ago, 155 Republican representatives voted to defeat the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010.

FDNY 'City Of The Brave' 2011 Calendar Released

nydailynews.com | By Nicole Lyn Pesce and Gina Salamone | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New York City firefighters are used to putting out fires, not starting them. A dozen of the FDNY's brawniest will flaunt their smoking bodies in the ...

Times Square Reopens After Chemical Spill

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A spill of about 10 gallons of cleaning fluids inside a Times Square skyscraper prompted a large response from New York City's fire d...

Firefighters Run Cross-Country In Remembrance Of 9/11

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

From The Associated Press NEW YORK -- Members of the FDNY are among firefighters planning to run from Los Angeles to New York in remembrance of the...

Mayor Bloomberg: City Will Fight Rulling On 9/11 Memorial Names

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg says the city will contest a court order to list a retired fire captain alongside active-duty collea...

FDNY Rescues 600-Pound Man From Apartment

nydailynews.com | By Sam Levin and Michael J. Feeney | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A crowd watched firefighters rescue an obese man who fell in his Manhattan apartment building and couldn't get up yesterday, officials and witnesses s...

PHOTOS: Firefighters Battle MASSIVE East Village Blaze

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

UPDATE: The fire has been contained. No reports of injuries. PREVIOUSLY: A massive 3-alarm fire has broken out in the East Village. The fire sta...

Houston Street Fire: MASSIVE Fire Breaks Out On Avenue A Rooftop (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A massive 3-alarm fire has broken out in the East Village. The fire started around 5:30 pm and quickly spread to the roof of building on Houston St...