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FDNY hero dies after eight-year battle with cancer

By Tina Moore and Emily Saul May 28, 2017 | 7:01pm   Ray PfeiferFDNY A lauded FDNY hero who championed ill first responders’ rights and spent eight months working at Ground Zero following 9/11 lost his battle with cancer Sunday. Ray Pfeifer was 59, and passed following an 8-year struggle with the disease, authorities said. […]

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Mural honors fallen EMT Yadira Arroyo in the Bronx

  The mural depicts Yadira Arroyo, 44, the “Matriarch of Station 26” on Morrison and Westchester Aves. in Soundview. (GREGG VIGLIOTTI/FOR NEW YORK DAILY NEWS) BYNEWS STAFF REPORT NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Thursday, May 25, 2017, 9:54 PM This larger than life, lasting thank you to fallen FDNY EMT Yadira Arroyo has popped up in […]

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Rooftop Fire Engulfs Italian Restaurant in Queens

NY Post – May 25, 2017 by Tina Moore Flames ripped through an Italian restaurant in Queens Wednesday evening after starting on the building’s roof, according to the FDNY. Photos show flames engulfing the structure that houses Biu Bella on Queens Boulevard in Forest Hills around 5 p.m. Witnesses saw a huge ball of black […]

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Woman Pulled from Hudson River in Dramatic Rescue – May 25, 2017 by JEFF GOLDMAN NJ Advance Media for NEW YORK — Emergency responders had to send a rescue swimmer into the Hudson River on Wednesday to pull a woman to safety after she jumped into the river near the Jacob Javits Center, authorities said. The unidentified woman plunged into the […]

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Be #FDNYSmart with Candles

Friends, Hot Dog here with a #FDNYSmart reminder. There were two separate fires on Staten Island over the weekend and Fire Marshals say both were caused by candles. One person died and more than a dozen others were injured, including firefighters and police officers. It is really important to be #FDNYSmart when it comes to candle […]

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