Controversial FDNY official removed from senior position

Controversial FDNY official removed from senior position

A top FDNY official in charge of assessing aspiring firefighters has been hosed out of that role, The Post has learned. Margaret “Peg” Quinn-Puppa, deputy director of the FDNY’s candidate investigation division, “is assuming other duties in human resources,” said department spokesman…

I was sexually assaulted by FDNY firefighters on my first day

I was sexually assaulted by FDNY firefighters on my first day

A black FDNY rookie says he was “terrified” that a fellow firefighter would rape him after a homoerotic hazing by naked Bravest, explosive court papers reveal. Firefighter Gordon Springs, 28, said in a deposition filed in court how he was “sexually assaulted”…

Cops bust man accused of Manhattan arson spree

Cops bust man accused of Manhattan arson spree

Cops on Wednesday busted a Brooklyn man accused of setting a string of small fires across Manhattan, law enforcement sources said. Jamaal Deese, a 24-year-old Windsor Terrace resident, was caught as he was trying to light another fire – at a McDonald’s…

FDNY firefighter claims he’s seen ghosts, aliens and angels

FDNY firefighter claims he’s seen ghosts, aliens and angels

He’s one of the city’s Bravest … and Strangest. Firefighter Andrew Radziewicz says he’s a “psychic medium” who regularly encounters extraterrestrials, UFOs, dead people, angels and other strange phenomena — even in his Brooklyn fire station. “I’ve seen angels at work,” the…

Five-alarm fire caused by kid playing with lighter: FDNY

Five-alarm fire caused by kid playing with lighter: FDNY

A five-alarm blaze that injured 20 firefighters on Staten Island over the weekend was ignited by a child playing with a lighter, officials said Monday. “Per #FDNY Fire Marshals – Saturday’s 5-alarm fire at 237 Steinway Ave #StatenIsland, in which 20 Firefighters…

FDNY no longer has ‘zero tolerance’ policy for drugs

FDNY no longer has ‘zero tolerance’ policy for drugs

The FDNY’s “zero tolerance” for drug abuse has gone up in smoke. Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro has quietly abandoned the department’s once-trumpeted policy calling for the firing of anyone caught using illegal or prohibited substances, The Post has learned. In the last…

Man rescued after night locked inside bar

Man rescued after night locked inside bar

This guy had a night to remember on the Lower East Side. A man called 911 around 7:35 a.m. Friday because he was locked inside the Marshall Stack Bar on Rivington Street near Allen Street, the FDNY said. Firefighters responded moments later,…

Three injured as massive fire rips through Brooklyn home

Three injured as massive fire rips through Brooklyn home

Three people were injured when a massive blaze tore through a Brooklyn home Wednesday afternoon, fire officials said. The four-alarm fire broke out in the two-story home on 63rd Street near 20th Avenue in Mapleton at about 3:15 p.m., the FDNY said….

Details on Trump Tower fire victim emerge

Details on Trump Tower fire victim emerge

The 67-year-old man who died in the Trump Tower fire was an art dealer who loved the finer things in life. Todd Brassner purchased his high-rise apartment back in 1996. “He was a lovely man. He couldn’t have been nicer,” said real-estate…