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A man estimated to weigh 700 pounds had to be lowered down a stairwell from a Hamilton Heights building. (Credit: CBS2)

FDNY Needs 6 Hours To Lower 700-Pound Man From Hamilton Heights Apartment

We all know life is difficult for the extremely obese, and an example of that was seen in Hamilton Heights on Friday.

04/10/2015

A 3-alarm fire in Crown Heights, Brooklyn on Apr. 8, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Fire Tears Through Two Buildings In Crown Heights

At least two three-story buildings are involved in the fire at St. Marks Avenue near Rochester Avenue.

04/08/2015

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2 Homes Destroyed In Prospect Park South Fire

Crews worked to put out a fire that destroyed two homes in Brooklyn on Tuesday.

04/07/2015

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Man Dead After Firefighters Put Out Fire At Queens Home

Authorities say the body of a man was discovered after firefighters put out a blaze at a home in Queens.

04/01/2015

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2 FDNY Firefighters Arrested On DWI Charges In Separate Incidents

Two New York City firefighters were arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated in separate incidents early Saturday morning.

03/28/2015

FDNY personnel work to extinguish a fire as a building burns after an explosion on Second Avenue in the East Village on March 26, 2015. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

De Blasio: Someone May Have ‘Inappropriately’ Tapped Gas Line Before East Village Explosion

Twenty-two people were injured, four critically, after the powerful blast and fire sent flames soaring and debris flying Thursday afternoon. Six members of the FDNY were hurt in the operation.

03/27/2015

Moises Locon and Nicholas Figueroa (Family photo/Facebook)

2 Unaccounted For After East Village Explosion, Fire

Two people remain unaccounted for after an apparent gas explosion in the East Village that leveled three five-story buildings.

03/27/2015

Mike Shepherd (Credit: CBS2)

Off-Duty Firefighter Springs Into Action Following East Village Explosion

An off-duty firefighter near the explosion in the East Village Thursday sprang into action, climbing into the smoking building as others were climbing out.

03/27/2015

A building burns after an explosion on 2nd Avenue on March 26, 2015 in New York City. The seven alarm fire drew firefighters from across the city. A number of injuries have been reported. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

19 Injured In Apparent Gas Explosion, Collapse At East Village Buildings

A gas explosion ripped through four buildings and ended up leveling three of them, leaving a total of 19 people injured in a bustling section of the East Village Thursday afternoon.

03/26/2015

FDNY truck (file/credit: Getty Images)

Forbes Names FDNY Top Government Employer In America

They say it’s one of the best jobs in the world, and Forbes magazine seems to agree.

03/26/2015

An FDNY ambulance. (Credit CBS 2)

FDNY Commissioner Blames February Ambulance Response Time Increase On Snow, Ice

Ambulance response time to life-threatening situations increased last month in New York City to an average of 11 minutes and seven seconds.

03/24/2015

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Local Leaders Urge Brooklyn Families To Prioritize Fire Safety In Wake Of Deadly Blaze

Adams said that Brooklyn residents need to learn from the deaths of 7 children killed in a blaze that investigators believe was started by a hot plate.

03/23/2015

Seven children were killed in a fire in Midwood, Brooklyn on March 21, 2015. (Credit: Ilana Gold/CBS2)

FDNY: 7 Children Killed In Brooklyn House Fire Caused By Malfunctioning Hot Plate

The dead are children ranging in age from 5 to 15 years old, and they are believed to be family members, New York Fire Department spokesman Jim Long said.

03/21/2015

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Firefighters Union Blasts City Hall Over What It Says Is A Discriminatory Disability Policy

The feelings were so intense, the passions so high that hundreds of firefighters showed up at City Hall on Monday to send a message to Mayor Bill de Blasio.

03/16/2015

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Elderly Woman Killed In Rockaway Beach Apartment Fire

Police say a 77-year-old woman has died in an apartment fire in Queens.

03/14/2015

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