Firefighting

Attorneys for veteran female firefighter Tracy Blanchette filed a multi-million dollar lawsuit against the city after she was passed over for a promotion granted to a less experienced male firefighter –– a favorite of department brass and City Hall leaders, according to court papers.
Firefighting

A female city Fire Department captain has been named in a lawsuit against New York City -- specifically the FDNY -- that was filed by a female EMT who alleges she underwent gender discrimination for being part of the yearly FDNY sexy Calendar of Heroes.