FDNY Rescue Stories

Stories from the pages of FDNY Website.

Firefighters from Marine Company 1

“Firefighter John Rizzo, tethered by a rescue rope, jumped into the 40-degree water and searched under Pier 40.”

Ladder Company 41, with assistance from Engine Company 90 and Engine Company 45

“Two victims were located just inside the front door on the first floor, and three others were located in two adjacent bedrooms…”

Firefighters from Engine 248 on Rescue 2

““With no visibility and limited resources, they were able to save those kids.””