A local boy battling brain cancer is honored by New York’s Fire Department.

On Wednesday, December 2, FDNY Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro presided over a virtual swearing-in ceremony for Honorary FDNY Firefighter Isaac Baumann, a 9-year-old who is battling brain cancer and is the great grandson of retired FDNY Firefighter John Johnson, of Ladder 111. Issac is joined by his family and the Nicollet Volunteer Fire Department in Nicollet. The FDNY is proud to welcome Issac as one of New York City’s Bravest and would like to wish him a very Happy Birthday!