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Members of the FDNY gather for the wake of Lt. Gordon Ambelas. (credit: Matt Kozar/CBS 2)

Family, Firefighters Pack Wake To Remember FDNY Lt. Gordon Ambelas

The 40-year-old married father of two died from smoke inhalation and burns late Saturday while searching for possible victims at the Independence Towers on Wilson Street in Williamsburg.

07/08/2014

FDNY Lt. Gordon Ambelas (Credit: CBS 2)

ME: Smoke Inhalation, Burns Caused Death Of FDNY Firefighter In Brooklyn Blaze

A spokeswoman for the medical examiner’s office said Monday the manner of Lt. Gordon “Matt” Ambelas’ death still is under investigation.

07/07/2014

FDNY Lt. Gordon Ambelas (Credit: CBS 2)

Firefighters Mourn Death Of Gordon Ambelas, Killed In Brooklyn Blaze

Lt. Gordon Ambelas died after suffering multiple injuries while on the 19th floor of the 21-story building in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn, officials said.

07/06/2014

Fire at 75 Wilson Street in Williamsburg, Brooklyn (Credit: CBS 2)

FDNY Firefighter Among At Least 5 Injured In Brooklyn Fire

A fire department spokesman said the firefighter was taken Saturday night to Woodhull Medical Center.

07/05/2014

Pedestrians have been left frustrated by a major construction project in Times Square. (Credit: CBS 2)

Times Square Revitalization Project Taking Toll On New Yorkers

Three of five pedestrian plazas in Times Square are currently under construction as part of a three-year, $40 million effort by the city to revitalize the urban space.

06/25/2014

A green fluid flooded a sidewalk at Broad and South streets on Monday, June 23. (Credit: CBS 2)

Hazmat Crews Sent To Lower Manhattan For Flood Of Coolant Fluid

Hazardous materials were on the scene Monday evening, after an unknown green liquid flooded the sidewalk in Lower Manhattan.

06/23/2014

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Firefighters Put Out Blaze At Upper East Side Residential Building

Black smoke and fire were seen coming out of the roof of a 5-story residential building on York Avenue on Sunday.

06/22/2014

FDNY rescuers with the person they pulled from the Bronx River on June 20, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

1 Boy Dead, 1 In Critical Condition After Being Pulled From Bronx River

The Fire Department responded to a call claiming two people had jumped into the river near Starlight Park in the West Farms section of the Bronx.

06/20/2014

Firefighters respond to a building collapse at 1646 Park Ave in East Harlem on March 12, 2014. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

NYC Firefighters Increase Role In Gas Leak Reports

The New York City Fire Department will now have a much greater role in responding to reports of possible gas leaks, according to an order made by Mayor Bill de Blasio in response to East Harlem explosion.

06/18/2014

Harlem 155th Street Fire

Family Of 6 Displaced After Fire Rips Through Harlem Building

The fire also left six firefighters and a city environmental protection worker with minor injuries. There has been no word on what sparked the flames.

06/14/2014

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)

Daniel Nigro Sworn In As New FDNY Commissioner

He pledged to diversify what he called the “greatest fire department in the world.”

06/09/2014

Veteran FDNY firefighter Jimmy Martinez is need serious need of a marrow donor. (Credit: CBS 2)

Veteran FDNY Firefighter Is In Serious Need Of A Marrow Donor

Martinez is a 24-year veteran of the FDNY. He was with Engine 157 at ground zero during the September 11, attacks, and spent months working rescue and recovery after losing 6 of colleagues.

06/08/2014

An extra-alarm fire broke out at the TGI Friday's Fire on Fifth Avenue in Midtown on Friday, June 6. (Credit: alansfaulkner)

Frightening Fire At TGI Friday’s Causes Panic On 5th Avenue

A fire at a TGI Friday’s restaurant near Rockefeller Center was under control on Saturday morning, but not before causing panic on 5th Avenue.

06/07/2014

Penn Station Evacuation

All Clear At Penn Station After Evacuation Due To Suspicious Package

Police and firefighters were reporting to Penn Station Thursday evening, for reports of a suspicious package.

06/05/2014

More than 30 people have been injured in an overnight fire on Staten Island on June 5, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Kids Tossed From Window To Escape Staten Island Blaze That Injured 34

Two young children were tossed out a window from a burning building into the arms of neighbors below after a fire broke out Thursday on Staten Island, injuring more than 30 people.

06/05/2014

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