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  • 9/11 Families Prepare For President's Visit

    9/11 Families Prepare For President's Visit
    Sally Regenhard said her son, Christian, has been on her mind for the past nine years. And tomorrow, she will get to thank the President personally for bringing down the terrorist she said murdered him.   "A lot of us feel like we've very alone in our...
  • Obama Declares At FDNY Firehouse: We Didn't Forget

    Obama Declares At FDNY Firehouse: We Didn't Forget
    Eggplant parmigiana and pasta with scallops and shrimp. That's what President Barack Obama ate with 15 firefighters at the Engine 54 Ladder 4 firehouse Thursday afternoon. It was part of his visit to New York City to honor first responders and families...
  • Deadly 3-Alarm Brooklyn Fire Ruled An Accident

    Deadly 3-Alarm Brooklyn Fire Ruled An Accident
    Fire officials say the 3-alarm fire Friday night in Bushwick that killed two men was caused by a hot plate placed too close to a bed. They've ruled the fire an accident. Flames broke out around 9:15 p.m. Fire investigators say instead of calling 9-1-1,...
  • Fight Over Release Of List Of NYC FDNY Firehouses Slated To Close

    Fight Over Release Of List Of NYC FDNY Firehouses Slated To Close
    Is there or is there not a list of the 20 firehouses the city wants to close? Apparently, FDNY Commissioner Sal Cassano admitted the list exists, in a Monday hearing. But the Bloomberg Administration won't really answer the question. Now, the city council...
  • NYC Councilwoman Crowley On List Of Fire House Slated For Closure

    NYC Councilwoman Crowley On List Of Fire House Slated For Closure
    NYC Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley stopped by the studio to talk about the necessity for the mayor and FDNY to release the list of 20 frie houses slated to close. Shuttering these fire houses would help close the City's budget gap but politicians say it'...
  • 22 Injured After Elevator Drops 3 Stories

    22 Injured After Elevator Drops 3 Stories
    Nearly two dozen people were injured when an elevator plummeted three stories in a Manhattan building Wednesday morning, authorities said. According to fire officials, the incident happened at about 7 a.m. inside a building located at 620 Sixth Avenue,...
  • Bloomberg Names 20 Firehouses Facing Closure

    Bloomberg Names 20 Firehouses Facing Closure
    If NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg gets his way, the City will close twenty fire companies in July, and PIX11 News obtained the preliminary list from city officials Wednesday. The closures are not yet final as the city council and the mayor are still...
  • Brooklynites, Politicians Hold Rally To Save Park Slope FDNY Fire House Slated To Close

    Brooklynites, Politicians Hold Rally To Save Park Slope FDNY Fire House Slated To Close
    On Wednesday, Brooklynites and lawmakers will hold a rally at 11 a.m. in front of Engine 220 in Park Slope, Brooklyn to protest Mayor Michael Bloomberg's plan to close up to 20 FDNY fire companies due to a budget shortfall. Public Advocate Bill deBlasio'...
  • Never Forget 9.11: Buy special '5.11 Tactical' gear, with 100% of proceeds going to law enforcement, fire, and EMT funds

    Never Forget 9.11: Buy special '5.11 Tactical' gear, with 100% of proceeds going to law enforcement, fire, and EMT funds
    A half ton piece of the World Trade Center will become a permanent fixture in Gig Harbor on the 10th anniversary of 9.11. The journey by Gig Harbor firefighters to pick it up was full of emotion. The eight day, three-thousand mile trip ended with full...
  • School Bus Crashes Into House In Canarsie

    School Bus Crashes Into House In Canarsie
    A school bus collided with a SUV, causing the bus to careen into a Brooklyn house and burst into flames Monday morning, according to the FDNY. The crash happened at about 8:30 a.m. on Rockaway Parkway, near Avenue N., in Canarsie There were no...
  • Workers Pulled From Rubble After Building Collapse In Brooklyn

    Workers Pulled From Rubble After Building Collapse In Brooklyn
    Four construction workers are hospitalized tonight, after a building they were working in collapsed in Brighton Beach Tuesday afternoon. Emergency crews had to pull three of the workers from the rubble, one walked out on their own a fourth worker went...