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Fatal Fire In A Bronx Housing Development Kills Family Of Two

A Bronx fire on Sunday (Jan 14) took the lives of a father and his daughter. Nelson Rojas, 62, and Yolanda Rojas, 14, died at the scene on the fourth floor of their…

FDNY Crowns Tonya Boyd As First African-American Woman To Become Deputy Chief

A veteran Emergency Medical Services (EMS) captain has made history within the FDNY’s chain of command. According to the New York Daily News, Capt. Tonya Boyd became the…

FDNY Honors Jamoneisha Merritt, Girl Burned In Hot Water Challenge

Bronx native Jamoneisha Merritt was given a special honor by the FDNY after she became a victim of the “hot water challenge.” The New York Post reports the 12-year-old…

11-Year-Old Who Suffered Facial Burns From A Prank Will Become An Honorary Firefighter

After experiencing health-threatening facial burns, 11-year-old Jamoneisha Merritt will become an honorary firefighter on Thursday (Oct. 26), the New York Daily News

‘Are You Brave Enough?’ Festival Promotes Women Firefighters In New York City

New York City has the lowest number of women firefighters out of any major city spanning the United States, holding 0.5 percent of all the profession’s positions. The…

Police Charge FDNY EMT For Spewing False Robbery Story

According to law enforcement officials, one FDNY emergency medical technician’s story isn’t adding up. According to CBS New York, Steven Sampson reported an incident…