Category: News

Crooks Steal Over $25k in Jewelry and Cash After Deadly Harlem Fire That Killed FDNY Veteran

More than $25,000 in jewelry, cash and clothes went up in smoke after heartless thieves took advantage of the chaos that followed a deadly Harlem fire.

Read more →

Two FDNY Firefighters Die in Iraq Helicopter Crash

The FDNY is mourning the death of two Queens-based firefighters who were among the casualties of an Iraqi helicopter crash.

Read more →

Firefighters Line the Streets for the Wake of Colleague

The Fire Department of New York lined the streets during the wake for a fallen hero and colleague who died tackling a blaze on a movie set.

Read more →

FDNY Firefighter, 49, With 5 Kids Dies From 9/11-linked Cancer

A retired FDNY lieutenant and father of five is the latest first responder to succumb to cancer, contracted during his time working the pile at Ground Zero, authorities said Tuesday.

Read more →

Names of Firefighters Sickened After 9/11 Placed on Memorial

The names of 112 New York City firefighters who died of illnesses after spending time working in the rubble of the World Trade Center after the Sept. 11 attacks were added Tuesday to a memorial in the state’s capital city for firefighters killed in the line of duty.

Read more →

Queens Street Renamed In Honor Of FDNY Firefighter Who Died Of 9/11-Related Illness

Jimmy Lanza was, to many, the heart and soul of Woodside, Queens. The Vietnam vet grew up in the Woodside Houses and later served as an FDNY firefighter for 28 years.

Read more →