2. Fires are the Second Least Common Reason the FDNY Will Save You


According to the FDNY Vital Statistics from the 2014, 50,137 civilians were saved or rescued total. Of those 50,137, only 300 were saved from building fires. The most common reason for rescue? In 2014, 39,085 civilians were saved as “victims trapped in elevators.” And in terms of total “Fire Incidents,” which include medical emergencies, only 42,043 of 519,798 were due to structural and non-structural fires.