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Book details
  • Genre:HISTORY
  • SubGenre:United States / 21st Century
  • Language:English
  • Pages:144
  • Format:Paperback
  • eBook ISBN:9781098392710
  • Paperback ISBN:9781098392703

Knights of New York

by Eugene Ditaranto Jr. View author's profile page

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Overview

"Knights of New York" is an informative and compelling book about leadership, management, and commitment to service taught by the greatest fire department in the world, the New York City Fire Department, better known as the FDNY. 

The views within the book are the author's and do not necessarily represent the views of the City of New York or the FDNY. 

Description

The New York City Fire Department, better known as the FDNY, is one of the most storied organizations in American history. Their longstanding traditions and acts of bravery are well documented, from their sacrifices on 9/11 to how they handled the Covid-19 pandemic. These brave men and women are the example for others to follow. Knights of New York is a detailed look into the leadership, management, and commitment to service taught by the greatest fire department in the world. Not just for firefighters, this one-of-a-kind book is the definition of what it means to put the needs of the people before yourself. 

The views within the book are the author's and do not necessarily represent the views of the City of New York or the FDNY. 

About the author

Eugene Ditaranto, Jr., is a 23-year veteran of the New York City Fire Department (FDNY). He currently holds the rank of Fire Deputy Chief and is assigned to Division 13, Queens South Command. Chief Ditaranto has written several FDNY procedures during his career; ranging from air rescue firefighting to building inspection programs – including algorithms used for inspection productivity. He is considered a subject matter expert regarding the New York City Fire Code. Chief Ditaranto has a bachelor's degree in community and human services from Empire State College and graduated from the FDNY Officers Management Institute administered by Columbia University. He lives on Long Island with his wife and two children. This is his first book about the FDNY.

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