Salvatore Cassano

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New York City »

FDNY Commissioner's Son Steps Down After Racist Tweets

Salvatore Cassano's son Joseph has resigned, sources said.

Washington Heights »

FDNY Opens Washington Heights EMS Station

The FDNY said the station at 172nd Street and Amsterdam Avenue will speed up response times.

New York City »

Fire Deaths Hit Record Low in 2012, Despite Hurricane Sandy Blazes

There were fewer fire-related deaths in 2012 than any year on record, officials said.

Breezy Point »

Breezy Point Fire Was Caused by Sandy Seawater Flooding Wires, FDNY Says

Fires during Hurricane Sandy, including the Breezy Point fire, were caused by seawater hitting wires.

Times Square & Theater District »

FDNY Heats Up Times Square With Launch of 2013 Firefighter Calendar

The FDNY's Bravest heated up Times Square with the launch of its 2013 calendar.

Stuy Town »

Stuy Town Tenants Uncover Rampant Fire Code Violations

An alarming tenant survey of Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village led to FDNY violations.

Rosebank »

FDNY Unveils New Waterfront Firehouse on Staten Island

Marine Company 9 on Staten Island has a new $24 million waterfront firehouse.

Central Harlem »

Record Number of Women and Minorities Take Firefighter Exam

Out of the 42,161 people who took the firefighter test this spring, 19,260 were minorities, FDNY said.

Manhattan »

Major Crime Up for First Time in Two Decades as Mayor Touts Murder Drop

Overall serious crime ticked up 0.36 percent in 2011, the first increase since 1990.

Midtown & Theater District »

City's Top Brass Honors Vietnam Vets, Calls for Photos of Fallen

NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly and FDNY Commissioner Salvatore Cassano paid their respects to fellow soldiers at an event in Times Square Tuesday.

Downtown »

First Responders Visit 9/11 Memorial for the First Time

Mayor Michael Bloomberg attended a wreath-laying ceremony in memory of first responders on Sept. 20, 2011.

Manhattan »

Spring Forward — Daylight Saving Starts on Sunday

Manhattanites should set their clocks ahead an hour starting at 2 a.m. on Sunday.

Manhattan »

EMS Chief John Peruggia Demoted Over City's Blizzard Response

City officials demoted the head of Emergency Medical Services over the bungled response to the holiday blizzard.

Manhattan »

FDNY Sets Christmas Tree Ablaze in Fire Safety Demonstration

Faulty wiring and candles pose the biggest holiday fire threat.