# Fire Department
The Fire Department of the City of New York (FDNY) is the largest Fire Department in the United States and universally is recognized as the world's busiest and most highly skilled emergency response agency. The Department's main goal is to provide fire protection and other critical public safety services to residents and visitors in the five boroughs. The Department also works to continually educate the public in fire, life safety and disaster preparedness, along with enforcing public safety codes.
program_outcome: Emergency Responsiveness
service: Public Safety and Justice
highest_response_time_target_EMS: 8 min 8 sec
highest_response_time_target_fire: 4 min 52 sec