New York City Fire Department

  • fire department
    of the city of new york
    new york city fire department emblem.svg
    fdnyflag.png
    "new york's bravest"[1]
    ems motto: "new york's best"[1]
    operational area
    country united states
    state new york
    city new york city
    agency overview
    establishedjuly 31, 1865 (1865-07-31)[2]
    (origins go back to 1648)[3]
    annual callsfor 2018:[4]
    • 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
    employees17,228 (2019)
    • uniformed fire personnel: 11,033
    • uniformed ems personnel: 4,301
    • civilian employees: 1,894
    annual budget$2,030,337,688[5]
    staffingcareer
    commissionerdaniel a. nigro
    fire chiefjohn sudnik
    ems levelcfr-d, bls & als
    iaff94 & 854
    facilities and equipment
    divisions14
    battalions53
    stations254 (including 37 ems stations and 3 fireboat stations)
    engines197
    trucks143
    squads8
    rescues5
    ambulances450[6]
    hazmat1
    usar1
    wildland10
    official website edit this at wikidata
    • 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[7] 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.[8] 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.[9]

    the fdny headquarters is located at 9 metrotech center in downtown brooklyn,[10] and the fdny fire academy is located on randalls island.[11]

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Fire Department
of the City of New York
New York City Fire Department Emblem.svg
FDNYflag.png
"New York's Bravest"[1]
EMS Motto: "New York's Best"[1]
Operational area
Country United States
State New York
City New York City
Agency overview
EstablishedJuly 31, 1865 (1865-07-31)[2]
(origins go back to 1648)[3]
Annual callsFor 2018:[4]
  • 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
Employees17,228 (2019)
  • Uniformed Fire personnel: 11,033
  • Uniformed EMS personnel: 4,301
  • Civilian employees: 1,894
Annual budget$2,030,337,688[5]
StaffingCareer
CommissionerDaniel A. Nigro
Fire chiefJohn Sudnik
EMS levelCFR-D, BLS & ALS
IAFF94 & 854
Facilities and equipment
Divisions14
Battalions53
Stations254 (including 37 EMS stations and 3 fireboat stations)
Engines197
Trucks143
Squads8
Rescues5
Ambulances450[6]
HAZMAT1
USAR1
Wildland10
Official website Edit this at Wikidata

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[7] 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.[8] 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.[9]

The FDNY headquarters is located at 9 MetroTech Center in Downtown Brooklyn,[10] and the FDNY Fire Academy is located on Randalls Island.[11]

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