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Fire is powerful, but so are the team members of the New York City Fire Department. Through prevention, planning and practice, they work tirelessly to battle fire—sometimes long before a fire ever starts.

 

EQUIPMENT
  The power of fire demands specially designed equipment that the firefighters keep impeccably maintained and ready to go.
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TEAM MEMBERS
  No one can battle fire on their own—it demands that the firefighters work as a team. Learn about the specialized jobs each team member performs.
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RACE TO FIRE
  Fire isn't just powerful—it's fast, too. Ride along with an FDNY engine company, and learn just why it's important to clear the road for a fire truck that's racing to the scene.
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A DAY IN THE LIFE
  Firefighters don't spend every moment battling fire, but their entire day is spent—in some way—preparing for fire's awesome power. Get a behind-the-scenes look at a firefighter's day.
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AFTERMATH
  Battling fire is both dangerous and exhausting, as can be witnessed on the faces of firefighters after they've extinguished a blaze.
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RESOURCES
  Fire Safety is important in every day life! Our resources cover helpful guidelines and tips in different languages to help keep you and your family #FDNYsmart.