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Firefighters save woman from smoke-filled Brooklyn apartment with seconds to spare

  Firefighters brought the fire on Thomas Boyland St. in Brownsville, Brooklyn, under control shortly after rescuing the woman. (TODD MAISEL/NEW YORK DAILY NEWS) BYBEN KOCHMAN NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Saturday, October 15, 2016, 4:10 AM Firefighters rescued a Brooklyn woman from her smoke-filled apartment in the nick of time on Friday, officials said. The […]

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NewYork-Presbyterian Collaborates with the FDNY to Launch First Mobile Stroke Treatment Unit on the East Coast

University Medical Center and the FDNY, is launching the Mobile Stroke Treatment Unit (MSTU), the first of its kind on the East Coast. The MSTU is an emergency vehicle specially equipped to provide immediate, specialized care to patients who may be having a stroke. Photo of Mobile Stroke Treatment Unit Photo Credit: NewYork-Presbyterian Every year, […]

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Black FDNY employees plan to file $150M discrimination suit against the department

“Whenever there’s a salary increase, they’re not getting it. Whenever there’s a promotion, they’re not getting it,” said lawyer Greg Smith. “These disparate racist treatments of our city workers … need to stop.” (ANTHONY DELMUNDO/NEW YORK DAILY NEWS)   BYERIN DURKIN NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Updated: Wednesday, October 12, 2016, 5:26 PM Black FDNY employees […]

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L train service resumes after manhole fire, MTA says

Passengers evacuated an L train at First Avenue after reports of a fire in the tunnel, the FDNY said. (Credit: @ajtebbenhawt via Twitter; Charles Eckert) The L train resumed service roughly eight hours after a manhole fire erupted, the MTA said. There was no train service between Eighth Avenue and Lorimer Street after the FDNY […]

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FDNY, NYPD permit Staten Island kids to ‘Touch-A-Truck’ this weekend

 FDNY, NYPD permit Staten Island kids to ‘Touch-A-Truck’ this weekend The Staten Island Mental Health Society (SIMHS)’s annual ‘Touch-A-Truck’ event, hosted by JMT Media, will be at the Vanderbilt in Midland Beach on Saturday, October 8. (Courtesy to the artist) Victoria Priola | October 04, 2016 at 2:15 PM, updated October 04, 2016 at 3:31 […]

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Fire Breaks Out in Jamaica, Queens Building Where Authorities Receive Call for ‘Emotionally Disturbed Person

Firefighters contained the two-alarm blaze, and took a person into custody. By Feroze Dhanoa (Patch National Staff) – October 3, 2016 7:00 pm ET JAMAICA, QUEENS, NY — A person was taken into custody Monday after authorities received a call for an “emotionally disturbed person” at the same location where a two-alarm blaze broke out […]

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20 Suffer Smoke Inhalation in Harlem High-Rise Fire

Twenty people were hurt in a quick-moving high-rise fire in Harlem Monday, fire officials say. The fire broke out inside a trash compactor on the 10th floor of the building at 1350 Fifth Ave. in Harlem at about 7:30 p.m., then quickly spread from cellar to ceiling, according to the FDNY. The blaze was extinguished […]

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