A black firefighters’ group that had sued New York City, alleging discrimination, said Tuesday that minority fire department applicants will be eligible to receive back pay totaling $98 million.
Firefighters arrived at the Wyckoff Gardens in Boerum Hill just after 2 a.m.
A church hit by the loss of two members in an explosion that destroyed two New York City apartment buildings remembered the women in services Sunday with tears mixing in with the sounds of gospel, as members of a church that was demolished in the collapse joined another nearby house of worship for its service.
The Fire Department said the fire at the 75-story building was reported just before 9 p.m.
Con Edison crews discovered an alarming natural gas concentration near the scene of the deadly East Harlem building explosion this week, a National Transportation Safety Board member said Friday.
Eight people are now confirmed dead in the blast that also injured more than 60 others. Others are still believed to be missing.
City officials were refuting reports Thursday that complaints about gas leaks at the site of Thursday’s massive explosion in East Harlem were ignored by police, fire and Con Edison.
The explosion reduced the two, five-story buildings to rubble, shattered store windows for blocks and hurled glass, bricks and other debris throughout the neighborhood.
An explosion that caused the collapse of two buildings in East Harlem Wednesday morning has shocked the neighborhood.
Mamtaz Begun was seven months pregnant when she was hit by a car driven by Sean Farrell, a lieutenant with the FDNY’s Battalion 16 in Harlem.
Daylight saving time starts at 2 a.m. local time Sunday, but make sure to turn the clock ahead before heading to bed Saturday night to avoid getting up late.
Sean Farrell, 39, was driving on White Plains Road near Westchester Avenue in the Bronx around 6 p.m. Wednesday when he struck the women, police said.
Elizabeth Osgood’s union said the FDNY abused its subpoena power to trace an anonymous critical comment in a newspaper last November back to her. But the FDNY says she wasn’t promoted because she’s under investigation.
Eight people have been seriously hurt in the collapse of a three-story building in Brooklyn, according to fire officials.
Reports of a possible explosion at Peninsula Hospital in the Edgemere section of the Rockaways came in around 4:47 p.m.