Daniel A. Nigro
James E. Leonard
Fdny was founded in the year 1865. The organisation has been active for over 150 years now. Even though the organisation has its roots back to the year 1648, the Metropolitan Fire Department and the Metropolitan Fire District was established in the year 1865. In the year 1898, the two organisations were formed into one joint organisation. As the years went by, the volunteers in the organisation were replaced by paid units.
In the year 1909, the organisation received its first motorised apparatus. Then in the year 1919, the Uniformed Firefighters Association was formed. By the year 1965, the organisation introduced the tower ladders, and the SuperPumper system was introduced. In the year 1996, the emergency services of the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation was merged into the FDNY. During the 9/11 attacks on the USA World Trade Center, the organisation played a significant role in saving people and keeping the situation under control. After the 9/11 attack recovery, the organisation started to increase its workforce and currently has more than 11,000 firefighters and officers.
The headquarters of the organisation is based in 9 Metrotech Centre. The name of the place is Brooklyn, while the name of the state is New York, USA. The area pin code is 11201.
FDNY or the Fire Department of the City of New York is an American organisation that is focused on protecting the citizens of New York City from various types of fire accidents. The current commissioner of the organisation is based in Daniel A Nigro. The current annual budget of the organisation is more than $1,831 million. As of the year 2016, the number of employees working in the organisation is more than 17,300. The organisation has about more than 11,000 firefighters and more than 4,400 paramedics.
The primary services of the organisation include protection of the New York City, USA, citizens from fire, any kind of technical rescues, providing a primary response to any type of chemical or biological substances, including radioactive hazards and also provide medical services on an emergency basis.
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