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Battery Park City

Zone A Ordered Evacuated, Public Schools Closed Monday

Bloomberg warned residents who live in Zone A that all elevators in the zone will be shut down at 7 p.m. and urged residents to get to higher ground quickly, before subways and bus service is shut down.

CBS New York–10/28/2012

Jersey City, NJ (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass for WCBS 880)

Evacuation Order Issued For Low-Lying Areas Of Jersey City

A mandatory evacuation order has been issued for low-lying areas in Jersey City.

10/28/2012

Belmar, N.J.

All Residents Of Belmar, N.J. Ordered To Evacuate

All 5,900 residents of the town of Belmar, N.J. have been ordered to evacuate immediately.

CBS New York–10/28/2012

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

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