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FDNY Hosts Charity Boxing Event in Rockaway

TimesLedger.com – July 07, 2017 by timesledger.com FDNY Boxing is hosting a charity event in Rockaway beach Friday. The community event, dubbed “The Thrilla in Camilla,” will pit FDNY boxers against West Midlands Fire Service from Birmingham, England, and feature other grudge matches. Proceeds from the event will go towards veterans and Building Homes for […]

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FDNY Rescues Workers Over 200 Feet Below Ground

Four rescued at Con Ed plant in Brooklyn 07/06/2017 FDNY members descended 200 ft below ground via complex rope operation to rescue four workers. (FDNY Twitter photo)           NEW YORK (AP) — New York City firefighters have rescued four workers from an elevator stuck 230 feet below ground at a utility plant. A fire department […]

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NJ TRANSIT Train Derails Entering Penn Station

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — An NJ TRANSIT train derailed at Penn Station late Thursday, spurring a major FDNY response and halting service to the terminal. NJ TRANSIT Train No. 3276 on the North Jersey Coast Line had left Long Branch at 7:20 p.m., and had been expected to arrive at Penn Station at 8:53 p.m. The […]

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Arson charges follow 5-alarm Olmstead Ave. fire

Photo by Aracelis Batista Firefighters combated a five-alarm fire which injured nine people and damaged six homes. By Arthur Cusano Photo by Aracelis Batista Police surveyed the scene from higher ground as firefighters continued dousing the embers. Three men were arrested last week in connection with illegal firework use that led to a five-alarm fire […]

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FDNY Battles 5-Alarm Blaze in East Village

   Dwayne Harmon29 June 2017, 10:0 Newburgh Gazette http://newburghgazette.com/2017/06/29/fdny-battles-5-alarm-blaze-in-east-village/The FDNY’s Twitter feed said recently that no injuries had been reported in the fire at 60 East Ninth Street. The fire quickly escalated to five alarms. Investigators believe the fire started in the kitchen cooking area of a ground floor deli and then traveled undetected up […]

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Mighty Quinn: June 30

The Mighty One is in a big hole BYMIGHTY QUINN NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Thursday, June 29, 2017, 8:12 PM The FDNY squared off against the LAPD for the National Championship in football last Saturday at Aviation Field in Brooklyn. So who won? “Hi Mighty, the FDNY Bravest are National Champions for 2017 of the […]

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FDNY Called to Manhattan Building After Residents Report Shaking

NBC 4 NY Firefighters were called to a Manhattan building when worried residents reported feeling shaking and vibrating during a construction project nearby. People living at 5 Columbus Circle called authorities to report feeling their building shake each time a construction crew at nearby 1776 Broadway poured concrete, neighbors said. FDNY and Office of Emergency […]

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