Two New York City firefighters were arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated in separate incidents early Saturday morning.
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.
Two people remain unaccounted for after an apparent gas explosion in the East Village that leveled three five-story buildings.
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.
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.
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Ambulance response time to life-threatening situations increased last month in New York City to an average of 11 minutes and seven seconds.
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.
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.
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.
Police say a 77-year-old woman has died in an apartment fire in Queens.
The fire broke out shortly before midnight on the 17th floor of the Schomburg Plaza apartments.
The fire broke out at around 2:20 p.m. at National Drive between Mill and Strickland avenues.
The Manhattan-based company was organized on March 8, 1915.
Firefighter Brian Mullin of the FDNY sees the consequences of not checking smoke detectors firsthand.