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FDNY: Nine Injured in Harlem Subway Blaze

VINCENT BARONE AND NICOLE BROWN ON JUL 18, 2017 SOURCE: MCCLATCHY New York City commuters faced heavy delays Monday morning after a subway track fire suspended service for hours and left nine people with minor injuries. July 18–A track fire near Harlem’s 145th Street station hit Monday’s morning rush hour with delays, overcrowded stations and left […]

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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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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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Over 30 People Hurt After A Train Derails Near 125th Street, Officials Say

By  Trevor Kapp,  Emma Whitford,  Jake Offenhartz and Aidan Gardiner | June 27, 2017 10:21am | Updated June 27, 2017 1:41pm TwitterFacebookEmailMore Straphangers aboard the A train on Tuesday, June 27, 2017. Skip Suva MANHATTAN — More than 30 people were hurt and dozens evacuated when the brakes on a southbound A train were abruptly triggered, sending two cars off the rails […]

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FDNY hits record number of black, Asian, Latino and women recruits for entrance exam

  FDNY applicants attend a test prep session at FDNY’s Brooklyn headquarters on Thursday. Here, firefighters Damien Byfield, Wesley Moore, Aaron Gardner and Daniel Sterling GINGER ADAMS OTIS NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Friday, June 23, 2017, 2:00 AM After several delays to try and attract more FDNY candidates, the filing for the city’s upcoming firefighter […]

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Roof Of Building Collapses On Workers At Queens Construction Site, FDNY Says

The men are in critical condition, according to the FDNY. ShareTweetGoogle PlusRedditEmailComments QUEENS, NY — Three construction workers were critically injured after the roof of an Astoria building undergoing construction collapsed, according to Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro. Two of the men had to be taken out of the basement of the construction site, located at […]

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