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Command Units are specially designed vehicles which contain a large working area, computers and communications equipment. Each Command Unit is staffed by a minimum of two Sub Officers who will provide command support at an incident. They wear red and white chequered tabards that read ‘Command Support’.

What does a fire commander do?

He is responsible for directing the activities of the fire department and is the sole authority and command at the scene of a fire.

What is the highest rank in the fire department?

fire chief

What is the difference between a fire marshal and fire chief?

The fire chief is usually under the fire commissioner. The fire marshal is usually under the fire chief. In these communities the fire marshal conducts the investigations and, at least to some degree, oversees the firefighting and rescue operations.

Who is a fire marshal?

A fire marshal is a person responsible for operations relating to fire safety and training. A fire marshal is typically a member of a fire department, but can sometimes be a member of a different organization.

How do I become a FDNY Fire Marshal?

In order to become a Fire Marshall, you must be a FDNY member first and pass the Fire Marshalls Exam. It is considered a promotion within the dept. Then you must complete a 13 week training program. They do carry weapons.

What is a DOB filing?

Design ProfessionalsSkilled TradesRegistrantsLicensing. DOB NOW: Build, is the online platform for Professional Engineers (P.E.), Registered Architects (R.A.), Licensees, Special Inspectors, Progress Inspectors, Filing Representatives and Owners to submit jobs to the Department of Buildings.

When did DOB now start?


How are DOB filing fees calculated?

For New Buildings, the permit fees are calculated as follows: New applications for buildings fewer than seven (7) stories and 100,000 s.f. or less will be calculated at the same rate of $0.26/s.f., but the minimum fee increases from $100 to $280.

How do I withdraw my DOB now?

Request Withdrawal in DOB NOW: Build For PW1 Applicant of Record, go to Job Filings Dashboard and select ‘Withdrawal’ under Filing Action. For PW2 Applicant, go to Work Permits Dashboard and select ‘Withdrawal’ under Filing Action.