New York City Fire Department News

NYC Fire Department Gets Ship Firefighting Simulator

New York City now has a simulator that reproduces the unique conditions that can arise while fighting fires aboard ships. Fire Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro is presiding over a christening ceremony Tuesday at the department’s training academy on Randall’s Island. …

NYC Fire Department to Increase Response to Reports of Gas Leaks

The New York City Fire Department will now have a much greater role in responding to reports of possible gas leaks, according to an order made by Mayor Bill de Blasio in response to the March explosion that leveled two …

FDNY Inspector Accused of Accepting Bribes, Ignoring Safety Violations

Authorities say a New York City Fire Department inspector is accused of accepting bribes from day care centers in exchange for certifying that they complied with safety standards. FDNY Supervising Inspector Carlos Montoya was arrested on charges he played a …