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  • 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...
  • 343 Trees Planted In Memory Of Firefighters Lost on 9/11

    343 Trees Planted In Memory Of Firefighters Lost on 9/11
    So many courageous people have told me their stories in the ten years since September 11, 2001--and I am grateful to them all. As the daughter of Irish-born parents, one report that remains close to my heart was written for the 5th anniversary of the...
  • St. Patrick's Cathedral Service Honors 9/11 Dead

    St. Patrick's Cathedral Service Honors 9/11 Dead
    The sound of music filled St. Patrick's Cathedral on Fifth Avenue with thousands of city firefighters and their families packed in the pews. Commissioner Salvatore Cassano said, "An attack that was brought about by extreme lack of humanity resulted...
  • Mets Still Upset After Being Denied To Wear 9/11 Caps

    Mets Still Upset After Being Denied To Wear 9/11 Caps
    A day after the tenth anniversary of the September 11th attacks the cap controversy at Citi Field continues. The one symbol Mets players wanted to keep during their game against the Cubs on Sunday were the caps from the first responders, FDNY, NYPD and...
  • City Pulls Protesters' Generators, Heat Sources As Temps Plummet

    City Pulls Protesters' Generators, Heat Sources As Temps Plummet
    The Occupy Wall Street movement was targeted by two groups they know well on Friday morning, the FDNY and the NYPD. The movement received an early wake up call from the FDNY for a safety inspection. Concerns of safety hazards within Zuccotti Park...