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  • Thousands Attend Columbus Day Parade On Staten Island

    Thousands Attend Columbus Day Parade On Staten Island
    Thousands of people turned out in New Dorp, Staten Island, Sunday for the borough's twentieth annual Columbus Day Parade. FDNY Commissioner Salvatore Cassano, a Staten Island resident, served as grand marshal. Residents and visitors lined New Dorp Lane,...
  • NYC Firetrucks Won't Be Able To Speed To Non-Emergency Calls

    NYC Firetrucks Won't Be Able To Speed To Non-Emergency Calls
    In many cases trucks won't even flip on their lights and sirens, and they may not be in any rush to get to the call. "It's safety for firefighters, it's safety for the public," said FDNY Commissioner Salvatore Cassano, who wants to cut down on crashes...
  • Body Found In Burning BMW

    Body Found In Burning BMW
    A Queens car fire is now being investigated as a possible homicide after a body was found in the backseat. The NYPD and FDNY responded to a call just after 4 a.m. Saturday of a vehicle fire at the corner of Jamaica Ave. And 130th St., and after putting...
  • FDNY Slowed by Snow, Wind in Battling Queens Fire

    FDNY Slowed by Snow, Wind in Battling Queens Fire
    A fire official says snow and high winds delayed efforts by about 200 firefighters to bring a fierce blaze at a six-story apartment building in Queens under control. The Fire Department of New York spokesman says crews had difficulty setting up equipment...
  • 9/11 First Responder Stole More Than $1 Million

    9/11 First Responder Stole More Than $1 Million
    A 9/11 hero pleaded guilty on Wednesday to stealing more than $1.3 million in business taxes from the government. Former firefighter Thomas Casatelli, who is the principal business owner of the popular Bay Ridge bar The Black Kettle, admitted to...
  • FDNY Fires EMS Chief After Slow Response To Storm

    FDNY Fires EMS Chief After Slow Response To Storm
    New Yorkers angry over the city's botched storm response have been demanding that somebody be held accountable, and Wednesday night the City did just that. John Peruggia, FDNY's chief of Emergency Medical Service Command, has been relieved of duty....
  • Three-Alarm Fire Consumes Bronx Home, 1 Injured

    Three-Alarm Fire Consumes Bronx Home, 1 Injured
    A three-alarm house fire broke out early Tuesday morning in the Bronx, seriously injuring one person. The fire began at 1:36 a.m. at a two-story frame house located at 1995 Arthur Avenue in Tremont, according to officials from the FDNY. The blaze was...
  • City's 'Luckiest Dog' Dies In Chelsea Piers Boat Fire

    City's 'Luckiest Dog' Dies In Chelsea Piers Boat Fire
    The city's "luckiest dog" died and his owner was injured when a fire broke out on their house boat docked at Chelsea Piers early Friday morning, fire officials say. The fire began just before 3 a.m. at Pier 59, located at 62 N. River near the Chelsea...
  • FDNY Worker Finds Noose At Locker

    FDNY Worker Finds Noose At Locker
    A black FDNY electrician says he found a noose in front of his locker last week -- shortly after he and four other minority workers filed racial discrimination complaints with the fire department and the state. Gregory Seabrook, who has worked for the...
  • 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...
  • 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...