“We had fire in four buildings throughout this operation,” said FDNY Chief Ron Spadafora.
The incident happened around 4 p.m. at a home on the corner of Emerson Road and Palisade Avenue in Westwood as a family gathered for Easter dinner.
The MTA said that all work on the site of the crane collapse has been suspended until further notice as officials from the Department of Buildings, OSHA, NYPD and the District Attorney’s office investigate.
One worker was killed and four others injured while adding a second story to an old house on Frank Court in Gerritsen Beach around 11 a.m. Tuesday.
Authorities say a floor of a New York City three-story house where a large party was taking place collapsed, injuring a dozen people.
The worker was buried up to his waist in dirt and mud. He was freed after being trapped for about an hour and taken to Harlem Hospital in serious condition.
A police officer and volunteer firefighter rushed to the scene and manage to pull the unconscious man off the tracks just before the train barreled by, smashing into the man’s car.
Flames shot through the roof of the five-story building on Washington Street.
The Terry Francona era is over in Boston. The manager who led the Red Sox to their first World Series championship in 86 years is out after one of the worst months in club history.
Sgt. Todd Spencer said two other firefighters suffered minor injuries when a floor collapsed and they fell into the basement.
A new fence has gone up along the waterfront next to the Hudson Tea building.