evacuation

Ambulances line up to evacuate patients from NYU Hospital after Sandy knocked out power on Oct. 29, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Hundreds Of Patients Safely Evacuated From NYU Medical Center; Research Reportedly Destroyed

EMTs from as far away as Florida and Texas are in New York helping out.

10/30/2012

NYU prepares to evacuate due to power outages caused by Hurricane Sandy. (credit: CBS 2)

NYU Hospital Evacuated After Backup Generator Goes Down

New York University Langone Medical Center was evacuated Monday night, after power went out and generators subsequently began to go down.

CBS New York–10/29/2012

Fire Island

Crowds Board Ferries Out Of Fire Island As Hurricane Nears

The resort community of Fire Island was one of the first areas to go under a mandatory evacuation order for Hurricane Sandy Sunday afternoon.

CBS New York–10/29/2012

Nassau County

Nassau County Residents Clear Out As Storm Moves In

Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano said Sunday evening that police will be on the scene to protect the areas subjected to evacuation, and those that try to enter “will be arrested and put away immediately.”

CBS New York–10/28/2012

Rockaway Beach

Floodwaters Crash Onto Rockaway Beach As Sandy Rages

Rockaway Beach was on the list for areas of New York City deemed Zone A for evacuation purposes, and by Sunday night, Hurricane Sandy had sent the floodwaters rising.

10/28/2012

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

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