"new york's bravest" ems motto: "new york's best"
new york city
july 31, 1865 (1865-07-31) (origins go back to 1648)
fdny ems total call volume: 1,862,159
fdny fire suppression total call volume: 619,378
structural fires: 27,053
non-structural fires: 13,730
non-fire emergencies: 256,560
medical emergencies: 300,598
malicious false alarms: 21,437
uniformed fire personnel: 11,033
uniformed ems personnel: 4,301
civilian employees: 1,894
daniel a. nigro
cfr-d, bls & als
94 & 854
facilities and equipment
254 (including 37 ems stations and 3 fireboat stations)
iaff website (officers)
iaff website (firefighters)
the new york city fire department, officially the fire department of the city of new york (fdny), is a department of the government of new york city that provides fire protection, technical rescue services, primary response to biological, chemical, and radioactive hazards, and emergency medical services response services to the five boroughs of new york city.
the new york city fire department is the largest municipal fire department in the united states and the second largest in the world after the tokyo fire department. the fdny employs approximately 11,033 uniformed firefighters, 4,301 uniformed emts, paramedics, and 1,894 civilian employees. its regulations are compiled in title 3 of the new york city rules. the fdny's motto is new york's bravest for fire and new york's best for ems. the fdny serves more than 8.5 million residents within a 302 square mile area.
the fdny headquarters is located at 9 metrotech center in downtown brooklyn, and the
fdny fire academy is located on randalls island.
The New York City Fire Department is the largest municipal fire department in the United States and the second largest in the world after the Tokyo Fire Department. The FDNY employs approximately 11,033 uniformed firefighters, 4,301 uniformed EMTs, paramedics, and 1,894 civilian employees. Its regulations are compiled in title 3 of the New York City Rules. The FDNY's motto is New York's Bravest for fire and New York's Best for EMS. The FDNY serves more than 8.5 million residents within a 302 square mile area.