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Cops Determine that Deadly Brooklyn Apartment Building Fire was ‘Intentionally Set’

NY Daily News – October 22, 2015 by Rocco Parascandola, Joseph Stepansky, Thomas Tracy A fire that killed a 56-year-old man and left three others hospitalized in a Brooklyn apartment building Tuesday night was intentionally set, officials said. The blaze tore through the second and third floors of a three-story Hancock St. building near Bedford […]

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Fire Commissioner’s Dad Dies at 94

Chief Leader – October 20, 2015 by SARAH DORSEY Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro’s father, retired FDNY Capt. Daniel Nigro Sr., died on Oct. 11 at the age of 94. Captain Nigro lived to see his son rise through every rank of the department, and attended the ceremony at the Randall’s Island training facility in May […]

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Editorial: Adding to ‘Zadroga’ Case

Chief Leader – October 20, 2015 by RICHARD STEIER The fecklessness of Congress in allowing the Zadroga Act to expire earlier this month was underscored last week by a medical study showing that the rate of cancer has risen roughly 50 percent among NYPD officers since Sept. 11, with all 668 of the officers diagnosed […]

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NYC Honors 12 Firefighters Who Died in 1966 Fire – October 18, 2015 It’s been 49 years since the FDNY suffered the largest loss of life in the line of duty before 9/11. 12 firefighters died fighting a blaze in 1966. Saturday marked 49 years since 12 of New York City’s bravest perished in the deadly 23rd Street Fire. A wreath-laying ceremony was […]

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