Posts tagged "firefighters"

Toni Morrison’s Breathtaking NY Times Profile Is A Must-Read

No, really the best, in every way.

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / April 8, 2015

Heroic Firefighters Save A Family Of Hamsters With Tiny Oxygen Masks

When a fire crew in Lacey, Washington arrived on the scene of a mobile home fire on September 26, they found a family of hamsters trapped in their cage inside the home. The firefighters put out the blaze quickly, but hamsters Oreo, Madonna, and their three babies weren’t doing so well, even as their owner protected…

By: Claire Hannum / October 2, 2014

Kickass Woman Of The Day: Firefighter Danae Mines Is The First Woman To Be Featured In The FDNY Calendar Of Heroes

Danae Mines, a firefighter of 11 years, has long been one of New York City’s few women in the position. Now, she’s taking on another first — the only woman to be featured in the formerly dudes-only FDNY Calendar of Heroes.

The annual display of sexy firefighters raises money for the FDNY Foundatio…

By: Claire Hannum / July 16, 2014

What Do You Think About Female Firefighters?

The president of the United Women’s Firefighters recently wrote a letter to the Brooklyn federal judge in which she claimed that women are so underrepresented in the firefighting world that the organization is considering a lawsuit against the FDNY for discrimination. But some claim the fact that there are just 32 women in the FDNY…

By: Nikki Dowling / February 26, 2010

Sexy Firefights Feel The Heat

New York City is known for being dirty, but even out on Long Island, New York’s finest are apparently too filthy for a fundraiser. Officials in Long Beach have banned the sale of the volunteer firefighters’ calendar which features a dozen volunteer models straddling city property. From February, which features a lady riding a fire…

By: Simcha / March 24, 2008