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Boarded-Up Windows On Long Island (credit: CBS 2)

Red Cross Shelters Open On Long Island; Several Areas Evacuated

Suffolk County officials have called for a mandatory evacuation of Fire Island by 2 p.m. Sunday.

CBS New York–10/28/2012

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy (file/credit: Governor's Office)

Connecticut Officials Prepare For ‘Catastrophic’ Weather Event

Gov. Malloy has again urged shoreline residents to heed his evacuation order. He declared a state of emergency on Saturday. Malloy said Sandy is forecast to cause more flooding damage than the state saw in the devastating hurricane of 1938.

10/28/2012

4 WTC Windows Broken (credit: CBS 2)

Crane Lifting Beam Shatters Windows At 4 WTC; 9/11 Memorial Closed

A crane lifting a beam broke some windows at the 9/11 Memorial Plaza at 4 World Trade Center today.

06/27/2012

Credit 1010 WINS reporter Gary Baumgarten

Small Electrical Fire Forces The Evacuation Of Hundreds Of Frustrated Passengers At LaGuardia

A small fire at LaGuardia Airport resulted in the evacuation of a Delta terminal on Sunday afternoon.

06/24/2012

Fox Lane High School (credit: bcsdny.org)

Fox Lane High School In Bedford Evacuated Due To Threat

Officials evacuated the school after a threatening message was found scrawled in one of the bathrooms.

02/02/2012

Jersey City natural gas main break (credit: CBS 2)

PSE&G Works To Cap Ruptured Gas Main In Jersey City

PSE&G crews worked to clamp the main along Pacific Avenue near Grand Street.

01/22/2012

(credit: CBS 2)

Fumes Force Evacuation Of Building On 42nd Street

Four people were treated after more than 100 people were evacuated from 330 West 42nd Street.

11/03/2011

Tropical Storm Irene Evacuees

Irene Evacuation Goes On For Bronx Residents

Residents of a Bronx apartment complex are still trying to get back into their homes, nearly a month after they had to evacuate due to damage caused by Tropical Storm Irene.

09/24/2011

Mayor Bloomberg announces mandatory evacuations (credit: CBS 2)

New Yorkers Heed Mayor’s Warning, Leave Evacuation Areas In Advance Of Irene

Nearly 270,000 New Yorkers live in the low lying areas most susceptible to flooding and wind damage. The mayor has to decided to get them out of their houses before buses, subways, and commuter trains shut down at noon Saturday, and bridges possibly close as well.

08/26/2011

People line up to enter the Foxwoods Theatre for a matinee showing of "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark." (credit: AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

OSHA: Theater Inspections To Include Emergency Plan Review

The federal agency that governs workplace safety has sent a letter to 63 New York City theaters saying future inspections of the venues will include reviews of their emergency action plans.

05/10/2011

Flooding wash-out damage along Metro-North tracks on Danbury line (credit: Metro-North)

Rains Subside, But Tri-State Flooding Problems Remain

The rain moved out Monday morning but it left its mark across the Tri-State.

03/07/2011

A five-alarm fire raged for hours in Flatbush, Brooklyn as hundreds of firefighters tried to keep it under control. (Photo: CBS 2)

At Least 18 Firefighters Hurt Battling Five-Alarm Brooklyn Blaze

A five-alarm fire raged in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn, leaving at least 18 firefighters and three residents with minor injuries.

02/19/2011

Con Ed workers

Faulty Feeder Causes S.I. Boro Hall Evacuation

The fire department says a faulty feeder overheated in the subbasement Friday morning. That created a smoky condition that elevated levels of the gas.

01/21/2011

(Photo/CBS 2)

Residents Still On Edge After L.I. Propane Leak

Residents in Suffolk County are having a much calmer morning after Saturday’s emergency wake-up call. A leak in a 30,000-gallon underground propane tank led to the evacuation of about 900 homes in Shirley.

01/02/2011

(Photo/CBS 2)

Gas Leak Fixed After Evacuation Of 900 L.I. Homes

Workers fixed a propane gas leak in Shirley that prompted authorities to evacuate 900 homes. CBS 2 learned late Saturday evening that residents were being allowed to return home.

01/01/2011

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