FDNY extends deadline for recruitment exam

The FDNY has extended the deadline to sign up for the firefighters exam.Applicants now have until Monday, Sept. 19 to sign up for the exam.

BROOKLYN - The FDNY has extended the deadline to sign up for the firefighters exam.

Applicants now have until Monday, Sept. 19 to sign up for the exam. The deadline was supposed to have been today.

By extending the deadline, the FDNY hopes more applicants can apply, especially minorities and women. The FDNY is currently more than 90 percent white.

Interested applicants must be at least 17 and a half by the end of the application period and have not have turned 29 by July 15 of this year.

FDNY's firefighter exam application deadline looming

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