FDNY fire and EMS dispatchers honored for their life-saving roles

FDNY fire and EMS dispatchers honored for their life-saving roles

Those calm, collected disembodied voices on the other end of 911 calls are about to be heard — and honored.

The FDNY will be honoring 72 fire and Emergency Medical Service dispatchers during a special ceremony at department headquarters in downtown Brooklyn on Thursday, giving out awards to scores of ...

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FDNY Firefighter John Elges Dies of 9/11 Related Illness

FDNY Firefighter John Elges Dies of 9/11 Related Illness

NEW YORK (WABC) -- A retired FDNY firefighter has died from cancer linked to his time at Ground Zero.

John Elges was cited three times for bravery during his 24 years as a New York City firefighter before he retired in 2009.

A wake will be held Thursday and ...

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