Evacuations Ordered In Ulster County Due To Forest FireEvacuations were under way in upstate Ulster County Monday evening due to a major forest fire.
Homes Evacuated After Reported Explosion On Staten Island; 3 InjuredHomes in a three-block radius were evacuated on Staten Island Wednesday, after a reported explosion and fire in one house.
Brush Fire Prompts Evacuations In Old Bridge, N.J.Several homes in Old Bridge Township have been evacuated as firefighters battle a growing brush fire in the central New Jersey community.
Judge Rejects City's Evacuation Plans For The Disabled During EmergenciesA federal judge has ruled that New York City has violated the law by failing to adequately plan for the evacuation and protection of disabled people during emergencies such as Superstorm Sandy or the Sept. 11 attacks.
Outages, Evacuations After Manhole Fires Erupt In SoHoFlames erupted in several manholes late Monday afternoon along Broadway in SoHo.
Gas Leak Forces Evacuation Of 9 Buildings In Flatiron DistrictNine buildings in Chelsea were evacuated Tuesday, after a gas leak erupted.
Grenade Scare Leaves Roadway Shut Down In Ridgefield Park, N.J.A major roadway was shut down in Ridgefield Park, N.J. Sunday afternoon, police found what they thought may have been a hand grenade inside a car.
Cuomo Announces Multiple Bridge Closures As Sandy Wreaks Havoc Across RegionHurricane Sandy is battering the Tri-State Area, prompting bridge and tunnel closures around New York City.
Hurricane Sandy Evacuation Orders And Shelter Locations In Tri-State Area
Some Residents In Evacuation Zone May Defy Orders To LeaveBloomberg said that while those who defy the evacuation orders will not be arrested, he cautioned that it would be a selfish decision because it would potentially put first responders at risk if the residents need to be rescued.
Gov. Christie Warns Against Complacency As Residents Still Cleaning Up From Irene Brace For DamageWhile the exact track of the Category One storm is still unclear, "it's going to make landfall in New Jersey, that's clear," Christie told reporters Sunday afternoon.
After Irene, New York Stock Exchange Will Open MondayOperators of the historic Big Board and other major U.S. exchanges said they plan to open for trading as usual. Their announcements came after city officials said damage from Tropical Storm Irene wasn't as severe as feared in New York's financial district.