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  • Nearly 500 Long Islanders Remembered In Sunrise Memorial Ceremony

    Nearly 500 Long Islanders Remembered In Sunrise Memorial Ceremony
    A sunrise ceremony began the day of remembrance on Long Island. Point Lookout Beach in the Town of Hempstead was filled with song and prayer. "I can't believe it's 11 years, but it's like yesterday," said Jimmy Checco a retired FDNY firefighter. "I go...
  • 3-Alarm Fire Breaks Out At South Street Seaport; Started Beneath Pier 17; No One Hurt

    3-Alarm Fire Breaks Out At South Street Seaport; Started Beneath Pier 17; No One Hurt
    Fire officials are looking into what caused Saturday afternoon's fire at the South Street Seaport. No one was hurt. Investigators say the flames went to three alarms, sending smoke billowing across Lower Manhattan toward the Brooklyn Bridge -- a scene...
  • "Black Sunday" Firefighter's Name To Be Added To Wall Of Honor

    "Black Sunday" Firefighter's Name To Be Added To Wall Of Honor
    Nearly eight months after he was found dead from an accidental overdose of painkillers and anti-depressants, retired Fire Lieutenant, Joseph P. DiBernardo, will be honored with a "line of duty" death designation by the FDNY….for the "Black Sunday" fire...
  • PIX11 Cares: WPIX Visits Brooklyn to Help Superstorm Sandy Victims

    PIX11 Cares: WPIX Visits Brooklyn to Help Superstorm Sandy Victims
    The PIX11 Morning News continues PIX11 Cares, a campaign aimed at helping those in communities hardest hit by Hurricane Sandy, with a visit to Brooklyn. Sukanya Krishnan anchoring portions of the Morning News from Gerritsen Beach, Dan Mannarino...
  • Staten Island Husband Bludgeons Wife To Death Over Affair

    Staten Island Husband Bludgeons Wife To Death Over Affair
    A Staten Island resident and FDNY mechanic is in custody for second degree murder after bludgeoning his wife to death in their home early Sunday morning. Gregory Surinago, 45, reportedly beat his 42-year-old wife, Jodi, to death with a baseball bat after...
  • Tears In The Firehouse: 'Black Sunday' Hero Gets Final Recognition

    Tears In The Firehouse: 'Black Sunday' Hero Gets Final Recognition
    A retired, FDNY deputy chief spoke through tears--and some laughter--as his year-long quest to get his late, firefighter son department recognition came to a close Tuesday. A plaque honoring Lieutenant Joseph P. DiBernardo, Jr. -- who was 40 when he died...
  • Truck Overturned On BQE, Eastbound Lanes Closed

    Truck Overturned On BQE, Eastbound Lanes Closed
    A truck flipped over on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway Tuesday evening, causing all of the eastbound lanes to close. The accident happened at around 4:59 p.m. E.M.S is still at the scene. One person suffered a minor injury, according to FDNY. Traffic...
  • 26 Firefighters Injured In Massive 7-Alarm Fire In Brooklyn

    26 Firefighters Injured In Massive 7-Alarm Fire In Brooklyn
    Over 200 firefighters battled a massive 7-alarm fire that broke out inside an apartment building in Brooklyn Thursday morning. The blaze was reported just after 10:30 a.m. at a 7-story building located at 665 New York Avenue in the Flatbush section....
  • Fire On 88th Floor Of 1 World Trade Center Was False Alarm

    Fire On 88th Floor Of 1 World Trade Center Was False Alarm
    The fire reported Wednesday morning on the 88th floor of the still-under construction tower of One World Trade Center turned out to be a false alarm. Calls about the fire came into the FDNY at about 7:45 a.m. and reports say about 90 firefighters...
  • 'Black Sunday' Firefighter Joseph DiBernardo Makes FDNY Wall of Honor

    'Black Sunday' Firefighter Joseph DiBernardo Makes FDNY Wall of Honor
    The name of the late, 'Black Sunday' firefighter, Joseph P. DiBernardo, was quietly added to the FDNY's Wall of Honor Thursday.  The 40-year old, retired Fire Lieutenant was found dead from an accidental overdose of painkillers and antidepressants last...
  • Brooklyn Fire Kills 60-Year-Old Woman In Williamsburg

    Brooklyn Fire Kills 60-Year-Old Woman In Williamsburg
    FDNY investigators are trying to determine what set off a fire in a Williamsburg brownstone that killed a 59-year-old woman. According to authorities, flames broke out Friday around 9:15 in an apartment on Consylea Avenue. Firefighters arrived at the...