Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro’s new right-hand man is a woman — the first in FDNY history

The city fire commissioner’s new right-hand man is a gal — for the first time in FDNY history. Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro said newly promoted Capt. Elizabeth Cascio would be the first female and first EMS member to hold the post as executive officer to the commissioner. “Certainly it’s not a bad example for the department that we’re…read more

Firefighter Collapses on Street While Battling 4-Alarm New Jersey Blaze, Dies: Officials

  A volunteer firefighter collapsed and died of a heart attack while battling a four-alarm blaze in New Jersey Sunday night, authorities say. The 54-year-old firefighter, Robert Meyer, died while responding to the Hydrair warehouse in Union Beach at about 6 p.m. Sunday, officials say. He was running in and out of the building, which…read more

FIREFIGHTER — USES SMOKE AND MIRRORS IN PROPOSAL TO POLICE OFFICER GIRLFRIEND

A Houston firefighter posted this video on YouTube showing how he proposed to his girlfriend. Jesse Gonzalez, 31, has been with the Houston Fire Department for 11 years.Last Friday, the engineer operator decided it was finally time to ask his girlfriend, Olga Peck, to marry him.Olga is a police officer with the Houston Police Department. http://abc13.com/family/video-firefighters-proposal-to-police-officer-girlfriend/96548/…read more