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  • 19 Injured After Ambulance Collides With City Bus

    19 Injured After Ambulance Collides With City Bus
    Nearly two dozen people were injured following a crash involving an FDNY ambulance, a New York City bus and another vehicle Friday. According to authorities, the collision happened at Seventh Avenue and 125th Street in Harlem at around 11:45 a.m....
  • International Male Model Dies In Rockaways Surfing Accident

    International Male Model Dies In Rockaways Surfing Accident
    An international male model who has posed for Vogue Nippon, Anne Klein and Buffalo Jeans has died following a tragic surfing accident in the Rockaways nearly five weeks ago. Charles Devoe, 20, had been hospitalized in a coma following the Nov. 12...
  • Wheelchair-Bound Man Falls Onto Subway Tracks

    Wheelchair-Bound Man Falls Onto Subway Tracks
    A man driving a motorized wheelchair on a Manhattan subway platform lost control and tumbled down onto the tracks Friday. The fall happened at the 125th Street station at Lexington Avenue. Alarmed riders on the platform notified subway workers who were...
  • Brush Fire In Staten Island

    Brush Fire In Staten Island
    Fire officials have reported a brush fire early Wednesday morning in Staten Island. FDNY say the fire broke out at about 6 a.m. on Page Avenue and Amboy Road in North Mount Loretto State Park in Tottenville. Several units have responded to the scene....
  • FDNY To Send Fault Drivers A Bill For Accidents

    FDNY To Send Fault Drivers A Bill For Accidents
    Faced with a tight budget, the FDNY is looking to charge at fault drivers for responding to a crash. The tax-based agency plans to charge drivers $490 to respond to a car accident or fire when someone is injured, $415 for a car fire without injuries...
  • Patriot Flag Project: 50 States Before Sep. 11, 2011

    Patriot Flag Project: 50 States Before Sep. 11, 2011
    In a tribute to the people who lost their lives working at Ground Zero on September 11th, a massive American flag will fly on the ladder of a firetruck in all 50 states over the next year. The Patriot Flag, a 30' high and 58' wide, arrived in New...
  • Family: Former-FDNY Firefighter's Threat To Kill President A Cry For Help

    Family: Former-FDNY Firefighter's Threat To Kill President A Cry For Help
    The family of former NY firefighter and NYPD officer Michael Stephen Bowden say his threats to kill President Obama were just a cry for help. Bowden, who suffers from depression, reportedly told a nurse at a South Carolina VA clinic that he had...
  • Firefighters Battle 3-Alarm House Fire In Brooklyn

    Firefighters Battle 3-Alarm House Fire In Brooklyn
    A three-alarm fire erupted inside a residential building in Brooklyn early Wednesday morning. The FDNY says the fire began at an attached two-story house located at 33 Nichols Ave near Jamaica Avenue at about 5:40 a.m. The blaze was initially two-...
  • EMT Who Allegedly Let Pregnant Woman Die Arrested For Shoplifting

    EMT Who Allegedly Let Pregnant Woman Die Arrested For Shoplifting
    An FDNY emergency medical technician who allegedly stood by and watched while a pregnant woman died of an asthma attack, was arrested Monday for shoplifting, police said. Melisa Jackson, 25, was off-duty when she stole $49 worth of makeup from the...
  • Officials: Candlelit Voodoo Sex Romp Sparked Fatal Brooklyn Blaze

    Officials: Candlelit Voodoo Sex Romp Sparked Fatal Brooklyn Blaze
    A fatal fire that broke out inside a Brooklyn apartment last weekend was sparked by a voodoo ceremony involving candles, fire officials announced Friday. According to FDNY Fire Marshals, an open door and delays in calling police helped the blaze escalate...
  • Chemical Tanker Truck Veers Off Highway, Leaking Contents Near Residential Area

    Chemical Tanker Truck Veers Off Highway, Leaking Contents Near Residential Area
    A chemical tanker truck veered off a highway ramp and into a steep wooded area in the Bronx early Tuesday morning, leaking its contents near a residental area and prompting haz-mat crews to respond. The crash occurred when a tanker truck carrying...