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FDNY Bids Farewell to Canine Companion

FDNY Dalmatian, Twenty, poses on Ladder 20. Photo courtesy of FDNY. FDNY Dalmatian, Twenty, poses on Ladder 20. Photo courtesy of FDNY.

FDNY announces the death of Twenty, a Dalmation that became a mascot to Ladder Co. 20 after 9/11.  Read more »

Probies Mark FDNY 150th Anniversary with Memorial Tribute

Probies lined up along the South Pool near the names of the FDNY victims. Photo by Ben Hider. Probies lined up along the South Pool near the names of the FDNY victims. Photo by Ben Hider.

Probationary firefighters Matthew Asaro and Brendan Stackpole laid a wreath at the South Pool of the 9/11 Memorial on Wednesday, where the names of the 343 members of the FDNY who were killed in the line of duty on 9/11 are inscribed.  Read more »

Father of Fallen 9/11 Firefighter Gets 'Wish of a Lifetime' to Visit Museum

Rudy Meisenheimer stands at the south pool of the 9/11 Memorial where his son's name is inscribed in the bronze parapets. Photo by David Warner Photography. Rudy Meisenheimer stands at the south pool of the 9/11 Memorial where his son's name is inscribed in the bronze parapets. Photo by David Warner Photography.

Rudy Meisenheimer, a 92-year-old Navy veteran, received the "Wish of a Lifetime" when he visited the 9/11 Memorial Museum to honor his son who was killed in the line of duty on Sept. 11.  Read more »

Remembering FDNY Chaplain Father Mychal Judge

Father Mychal Judge, FDNY chaplain. Courtesy of the FDNY Family Assistance Unit. Father Mychal Judge, FDNY chaplain. Courtesy of the FDNY Family Assistance Unit.

As the 9/11 Memorial Museum prepares to welcome Pope Francis on Sept. 25, we look back at the inspirational life of Father Mychal Judge.  Read more »

Curator Tells Story Behind FDNY ‘Dream Bike’ Memorial

The "Dream Bike" on display in the 9/11 Memorial Museum. (Photo by Jin Lee) The "Dream Bike" on display in the 9/11 Memorial Museum. (Photo by Jin Lee)

Hear the story behind the "Dream Bike" motorcycle-turned-memorial from the curator who was involved in bringing it to the 9/11 Memorial Museum’s collection.  Read more »

The Lens: Capturing Life and Events at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum

Members of the U.S. Navy inspect the destroyed fire engine, Ladder 3, at the 9/11 Museum. Photo: Jenny Pachucki Members of the U.S. Navy inspect the destroyed fire engine, Ladder 3, at the 9/11 Museum. Photo: Jenny Pachucki

The Lens: Capturing Life and Events at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum.  Read more »

A Standout Among a Firefighting Legacy Teeming with Courage

Radio used by FDNY Fire Chief Peter J. Ganci Jr. (Photo by Collections staff) Radio used by FDNY Fire Chief Peter J. Ganci Jr. (Photo by Collections staff)

Fire Chief Peter J. Ganci Jr. ended up beneath the rubble of the fallen tower, his emergency radio busted in the collapse.  Read more »

Firefighters Reflect on Creation of NYC Stair Climb

Poster from the first annual NYC Firefighter Stair Climb on March 16, 2015. (Photo: Courtesy of NYC Firefighters Stair Climb) Poster from the first annual NYC Firefighter Stair Climb on March 16, 2015. (Photo: Courtesy of NYC Firefighters Stair Climb)

Firefighters Chris Barber and John Mills, both located on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, are the founders of the New York City Firefighter Stair Climb. They reflect on the creation of the newly created event.  Read more »

One WTC Stair Climb to Raise Money for Wounded Veterans

A stair climb at One WTC will honor the first responder victims of the 9/11 attacks. (Photo: Amy Dreher) A stair climb at One WTC will honor the first responder victims of the 9/11 attacks. (Photo: Amy Dreher)

The first-ever stair-climb race at One World Trade Center will honor the memory of first responders on May, 17, 2015.  Read more »

Firefighters Host NYC Firefighter Stair Climb

Chris Barber (left) and John Mills, firefighters on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, hosted the first-ever WTC stair climb. (Photo: Courtesy of NYC Firefighters Stair Climb) Chris Barber (left) and John Mills, firefighters on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, hosted the first-ever WTC stair climb. (Photo: Courtesy of NYC Firefighters Stair Climb)

Two FDNY firefighters launched the first annual New York City Firefighter Stair Climb at 4 World Trade Center earlier this week to raise money for Friends of Firefighters and Hope for the Warriors.  Read more »