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Brotherhood: Life in the FDNY

  • Runtime: 1 hr. 25 min.
  • Genres: Biography, Culture & Society, Social Issues, Tragedies & Catastrophes, Workplace Issues
  • Director:Lilibet Foster


In the wake of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, the world gained a new appreciation of the courage of New York City's firefighters and the importance of their work. However, at the same time, the tragedy also decimated the ranks of many fire companies in New York, changing (perhaps forever) the hierarchy and seniority system that was long an integral part of their way of life, as well as the familial atmosphere of life at the firehouse. Add to that budget cuts which have necessitated the...more