FDNY Fire Engine 37, Ladder 40

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415 West 125th Street
New York, NY 10027
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FDNY Engine 91

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242 East 111th Street
New York, NY 10029
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New York's Bravest

New York's Bravest

Over the past several years, we have knocked on doors or simply stepped inside open garages and were never disappointed by the warm and genuine greeting that every firefighter gave to us. Inevitably, the conversations that we had with these fine men and women always turned to their experience during … read more

Engine Company 76

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145 West 100th Street
New York, NY 10025
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Engine Company 76

Down the street from the Firemen’s Memorial on Riverside Drive, Engine Company 76 has its home, earning it the nickname “Monumental Pride.” The firehouse is one of the largest in the city, since it was formed from what used to be two separate stations. In chatting with one of the firemen, I mentioned … read more

Hook & Ladder 13

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159 East 87th Street
New York, NY 10128
Hook & Ladder 13

Though no longer a working firehouse, the building marked as “Hook and Ladder 13” is steeped in history. The Suburban Hook & Ladder Company No. 13 was formed in 1865, the same year that the cities of New York and Brooklyn were combined and the “Metropolitan District” fire department was officially … read more

Engine Company 22 Ladder 13 10th Battalion

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159 East 85th Street
New York, NY 10028
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FDNY Engine Company 74

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120 West 83rd Street
New York, NY 10024
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FDNY Engine Company 74

When I knocked on the door to Engine Company 74, two firemen sprinted to the door and opened it with big grins on their faces. It was quite a welcome, and another example of how New York’s firemen are consistently friendly and kind. The disposition of the two men clashed with the ominous dinosaur skull … read more

Engine Company 74 and Hook & Ladder 25

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205 West 77th Street
New York, NY 10024
Engine Company 74 and Hook & Ladder 25

Engine Company 74 has called the corner of Broadway and West 77th Street home since 1901.

Engine Company 44

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221 East 75th Street
New York, NY 10021
Engine Company 44

When we were walking by the firehouse of the Fighting Forty Four, founded in 1881, we were thrilled to find the door wide open. Children on their way home from school were gaping wide-mouthed at the fire engines while smiling firefighters looked on. We joined the ogling children and met the men, Wayne, … read more

FDNY Engine 39/Ladder 16

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157 East 67th Street
New York, NY 10065
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FDNY Engine 39/Ladder 16

The 67th Street firehouse has endured a lot since its construction in 1887. Initially, the building housed the Manhattan headquarters of the New York Fire department, but in 1914 they moved to Centre Street, leaving behind Engine 39 and Ladder 16. In the 1970s, a proposed expansion of Hunter College … read more