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  • Firefighters Injured In 4-Alarm Bronx Fire

    Firefighters Injured In 4-Alarm Bronx Fire
    A fast-moving fire in the Bronx injured has injured 17 firefighters so far, according to the FDNY. At one point, two firefighters were missing after a floor collapsed. The fire started in a four-family condo Saturday at about 1 p.m. at 730 Van Nest Ave....
  • FDNY Firefighter Killed In Warehouse Fire, 5 Others Injured

    FDNY Firefighter Killed In Warehouse Fire, 5 Others Injured
    A New York City firefighter was killed Monday while five others were injured, fighting a warehouse fire in Brooklyn, PIX News has learned. According to authorities, the broke out sometime after 4 p.m. when a pile of cardboard boxes ignited on the...
  • Bushwick Fire Kills 17-Year Veteran Firefighter

    Bushwick Fire Kills 17-Year Veteran Firefighter
    Witnesses didn't see a single flame or billows of black smoke rising from a warehouse on Flushing Avenue. "There was no real fire that was visible. It must have been contained," said Jose Rueda. But a deadly fire was brewing behind warehouse walls in...
  • 17-Year FDNY Vet, 9/11 Hero Dies While Battling Brooklyn Blaze

    17-Year FDNY Vet, 9/11 Hero Dies While Battling Brooklyn Blaze
    Firefighters are in mourning today following the death of Lt. Richard Nappi of Engine Company 237 in Bushwick, Brooklyn. The 17-year veteran died Monday afternoon of an apparent heart attack while fighting a stubborn box fire in a warehouse. Nappi, a...
  • Firefighters Grieve Victims In Christmas Day Blaze

    Firefighters Grieve Victims In Christmas Day Blaze
    Just four days after five members of one family lost their lives on Christmas Day, the 70 firefighters who fought to save them returned to work. It wasn't your ordinary first day back, however.  Instead firefighters met with the FDNY's counseling...
  • Body With No Fingertips Found In Flaming Trash Pile In Brooklyn

    Body With No Fingertips Found In Flaming Trash Pile In Brooklyn
    A man's body was found after firefighters extinguished a pile of garbage that was set ablaze in Brooklyn early Thursday morning, according to the FDNY. The fire was reported at about 3:45 a.m. outside of 2171 Hendrickson Street, near Avenue U in Marine...
  • Boy, 7, Dies In Brooklyn Fire, 6 Others Hurt

    Boy, 7, Dies In Brooklyn Fire, 6 Others Hurt
    Investigators are hard at work trying to determine what sparked a fatal, 3-alarm fire that took the life of a 7-year-old boy, early Sunday morning and injured several others. Police say Joel Smith was already unconscious, when help arrived at the three-...
  • Staten Island Woman Found Dead In Apartment

    Staten Island Woman Found Dead In Apartment
    A retired social worker -- who reportedly lived alone -- was found dead inside her Staten Island apartment, after neighbors called 911 and reported smoke coming from the ground floor. The victim has been identified as Irma Galindo, 63, of Silver Lake....
  • Massive Funeral Held for 'Black Sunday' Firefighter Hero

    Massive Funeral Held for 'Black Sunday' Firefighter Hero
    Thousands of firefighters from the FDNY, Suffolk and Nassau counties, as well as from states across the country were on hand Monday to honor retired FDNY Lieutenant Joseph DiBernardo, Jr., who survived a catastrophic 2005 Bronx fire by jumping from a...
  • Suspects Who Brutally Beat Jets Fan: 'You Deserved What Happened On 9/11'

    Suspects Who Brutally Beat Jets Fan: 'You Deserved What Happened On 9/11'
    Was it enraged, booze-fueled fans who attacked a Jets fan at MetLife Stadium this past Sunday? It's the question everyone is asking after 23-year-old James Mohr from Fresh Meadows, Queens was beaten so severely, his facial bones were crushed and his...
  • Union Blames Cutbacks For Serious Burn Injuries To 2 Firefighters

    Union Blames Cutbacks For Serious Burn Injuries To 2 Firefighters
    A fiery blaze in a Brooklyn brownstone Monday morning has left two firefighters and two civilians seriously injured, fire officials said. The firefighters' union claims the injuries could have been prevented if the mayor did not make cutbacks to the FDNY....