Today, FDNY Fire Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro presided over a ceremony in Brooklyn promoting 62 FDNY officers. “With more 1,300 years of experience, this group of new Chiefs, Fire Marshals and Marine Firefighters have bravely battled fires, saved lives and performed heroic acts throughout their careers,” said Commissioner Nigro. “In their new roles, they will demonstrate the strong leadership that has been a hallmark of the FDNY for the past 150 years.” View more photos from today’s ceremony at http://ow.ly/WtlkV [Flickr]
Today's #FDNY150 photo will have you seeing spots! The FDNY's Fire Safety Mascot, Hot Dog, poses with friends at the 139th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in February. Having earned the title of FDNY's Best in Show, Hot Dog appeared at Dog Show events, befriended attendees, posed for photos and helped to promote the FDNY's life-saving educational programs. To learn more about Hot Dog and fire safety, visit http://www.fdnysmart.org/
In today's #FDNY150 photo, FDNY members demonstrate patient assessment at a Summer Block Party at EMS Station 55 in the Bronx. Over 13,000 people attended the Department's 12 Summer Block Parties in 2015, and over 1,900 of the attendees were trained in compressions only CPR. Remember, New Yorkers can sign up for free, convenient CPR training through the FDNY's Be 911 Compressions Only CPR program. Learn more at http://ow.ly/Wq3l2 [web page]
FDNY members greet pint-sized New Yorkers in today’s #FDNY150 photo, taken at Engine 76 and Ladder 22 on the Upper West Side of Manhattan during the Department’s citywide Open House Event. More than 20,000 people visited Firehouses and EMS Stations on May 2nd of this year, in celebration of the FDNY’s 150th Anniversary.
FDNY Fire Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro cuts the cake at EMS Station 27 in today’s #FDNY150 photo, kicking off the Department’s citywide open house events celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the FDNY. On May 2nd, Firefighters, Paramedics and EMTs welcomed visitors into more than 200 Firehouses and EMS Stations, where they educated the public about fire and life safety, conducted demonstrations, discussed the Department’s storied history, and offered tours of FDNY apparatus.
A future Firefighter in the making learns to operate the nozzle in today's #FDNY150 photo, taken at a Summer Block Party at Engine 231 and Ladder 120 in Brooklyn. Kids in attendance were welcome to participate in demonstrations and learn more about careers with the FDNY.
Merry Christmas from the FDNY! Remember, never use candles or flaming devices near your Christmas Tree, and if you are celebrating with a live tree this year, discard it immediately after the holiday to reduce the risk of fire in your home. Read more tips to learn how you can be #FDNYSmart while you celebrate by visiting http://ow.ly/WiwiW [web page].