| Dec 23, 2011
| 12:11 PM
Two firefighters responding to a Crown Heights fire in an apartment that was home to a family of five suffered extensive second and third degree burns are now recuperating at New York-Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center Burn Unit.
One is up and...
| Dec 26, 2011
| 8:26 PM
It was a Christmastime mystery that's now solved -- the identity of the off-duty firefighter who helped a couple escape a burning house seconds before they may have lost their lives.
The FDNY announced the name of the hero firefighter Monday afternoon,...
| Jun 14, 2011
| 9:22 AM
More than 15,000 bees, weighing 5 pounds total, swarmed a lamppost in Chinatown Monday.
The New York Police Department was called to divert traffic on Mott St. between Bayard and Pell streets. NYPD beekeeper, Tony Planakis, used an FDNY ladder to...
| Jun 14, 2011
| 5:57 PM
Hundreds of City Island neighbors steaming mad at the impending loss of vital firefighters turned out to protest the planned closure of 20 firehouses.
City Island residents say they're especially vulnerable since the next closest fire company would...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 7:08 PM
There were tears and hugs at FDNY headquarters, where a little Iowa girl met the firefighter who saved her life three years ago.
James Wildes, 37, a former police officer who switched to the Fire Department nine years ago, didn't rush into a burning...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 6:11 PM
Families of 9/11 victims say executives at the memorial are overpaid and it's out of control.
2010 tax records show the foundation spent 6.5 million dollars paying it's staffers which was a 22.6 percent increase from the year before. The most eye-popping...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 3:16 PM
A 30-year-old construction worker trapped in a muddy trench was finally rescued by FDNY and NYPD rescue teams, even though he had slipped deeper into the pit--buried up to his shoulders--at various times during the digging out process on Friday.
| Jun 21, 2011
| 7:26 PM
The New York Mets announced today a $10,000 donation to the non-profit family organization, Tuesday's Children, which has been helping those impacted by the September 11th attacks for the past decade.
"I feel pretty good meeting the Mets players and I'...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 9:03 AM
An early morning fire broke out inside the Greenwich Village town house of rock star Courtney Love, authorities said.
According to FDNY officials, the blaze erupted in a fourth floor bedroom inside the singer's home at 250 West 10th Street near Hudson...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 6:38 PM
New York, NY - NYPD bomb squad technicians Friday had an early Fourth of July of sorts, destroying 5,000 pounds of illegal fireworks. Fire officials say the fireworks ranged in size from sparklers to professional pyrotechnics.
"We want everyone to enjoy...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 10:57 AM
Just a week after a jury cleared two construction supervisors in the deaths of two firefighters who died in a blaze at the Deutsche Bank building, another construction supervisor and a demolition contractor were also acquitted of wrongdoing.