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FDNY Responds To Record Number Of Calls In 2014

The spike in calls was driven by more people reporting possible gas leaks in the wake of March’s building explosion in East Harlem, Fire Commissioner Nigro said.

12/16/2014

FILE -- New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (left) stands with the newly appointed Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro during a ceremony at the FDNY Academy on May 9, 2014, in New York City. (Credit: Getty Images)

FDNY Commissioner Vows To Boost Hiring Of Female Firefighters

On the steps of City Hall just before a New York City Council hearing on the issue, Elizabeth Holtzman, former congresswoman and Brooklyn district attorney, said the department has made little progress over the past few decades.

12/10/2014

Passengers are deplaned from American Airlines Flight 67 following a bomb scare on Nov. 30, 2014. (credit: Jacob Rosenberg @jrosenberg/Twitter)

Authorities Investigate Bomb Threat Aboard Plane Arriving At JFK

American Airlines Flight 67 from Barcelona had about 200 passengers on board when it safely landed around noon.

11/30/2014

Firefighters respond to partial roof collapse in Staten Island on Nov. 28, 2014. (credit: FDNY/Twitter)

1 Killed After Mezzanine Level Caves In At Staten Island Car Dealership

A section of a car dealership’s mezzanine caved in Friday, killing a construction worker trapped by the rubble as three others scrambled to safety, authorities said.

11/28/2014

FDNY truck/file (credit: Stan Honda/AFP/GettyImages)

Firefighters Brave Smoke-Filled House To Save 6-Year-Old In Brooklyn

A firefighter raced into the second floor of a blazing Brooklyn home to save a small child trapped in a bedroom.

11/25/2014

Firefighters respond to a blaze at 139th Street and Frederick Douglass Boulevard in Harlem on Nov. 25, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Large Fire Tears Through Building In Harlem

The building at 139th Street and Frederick Douglass Boulevard broke out in flames at around 9:15 a.m.

11/25/2014

Firefighters participate in an evacuation drill at the National September 11 Memorial Museum. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

First Responders Run Evacuation Drill At 9/11 Museum

About 250 members of the FDNY, NYPD and Port Authority participated in a simulated evacuation of the National September 11 Memorial Museum.

11/23/2014

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Brooklyn Row Houses Gutted By Fire

More than 150 firefighters responded to the blaze on Hemlock Street in the Cypress Hills neighborhood of the borough and police said the fire was under control as of 4:30 p.m.

11/22/2014

People walk the grounds at the National September 11 Memorial Museum.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Sunday Morning Emergency Drill Planned At NYC’s Sept. 11 Museum

The Fire Department says it will conduct an emergency drill at the Sept. 11 Museum in lower Manhattan.

11/22/2014

Greg Waters (L) tries to remove some of the five feet of snow from a driveway on November 20, 2014 in the Lakeview neighborhood of Buffalo, New York. (Photo by John Normile/Getty Images)

FDNY Sends Team To Help With Snow Removal In Buffalo

The FDNY has sent a team to help with snow removal in western New York where snow Thursday brought the Buffalo area’s three-day total to an epic 7 feet or more.

11/21/2014

Both window washers safely pulled inside 1WTC after firefighters cut through the glass. (Credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

FDNY Officials: Firefighters Who Made 1 WTC Rescue Are Always Training

The rescue operation this past Wednesday high up on One World Trade Center was just the latest example of complex tasks undertaken by the specially-trained members of the FDNY.

11/15/2014

Window washer Juan Lopez (CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Window Washer Talks About Experience In 1 WTC Scaffold Mishap

Investigators are looking into the collapse of a World Trade Center scaffold that left two window washers dangling 68 stories above the street.

11/13/2014

Police are investigating a wrong-way crash on the FDR Drive that left four people hurt on Nov. 13, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

4 Injured In Wrong-Way Crash On FDR Drive

Just after 4 a.m., police said a 33-year-old woman driving a Kia sedan entered the FDR at East 34th Street and began traveling south in the northbound lanes.

11/13/2014

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A And C Train Service Resumes In Upper Manhattan After Disruption Due To Smoke

The MTA says A and C train service in Upper Manhattan has resumed with residual delays after an earlier disruption due to a smoke condition that apparently began in a transformer.

11/07/2014

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Wall Collapses At Maspeth, Queens Home

The collapse took place at around 2:30 p.m. Friday at 69-11 58th Road in Maspeth.

10/24/2014

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