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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

The FDNY says 12 people were hurt in a smoky blaze at an East Harlem apartment building on March 11, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

12 Hurt After Fire Strikes East Harlem High-Rise

The fire broke out shortly before midnight on the 17th floor of the Schomburg Plaza apartments.

03/11/2015

Fire tears through at least two homes in Mill Basin, Brooklyn on March 9, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Four-Alarm Fire Tears Through Homes In Mill Basin; Up To 6 Firefighters Hurt

The fire broke out at around 2:20 p.m. at National Drive between Mill and Strickland avenues.

03/09/2015

FDNY Rescue Company 1 plaque celebrating 100 years of service (Credit: FDNY)

FDNY Rescue Company 1 Celebrates 100 Years Of Service To NYC

The Manhattan-based company was organized on March 8, 1915.

03/08/2015

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FDNY Firefighter Starts Company To Encourage People To Check Smoke Detectors

Firefighter Brian Mullin of the FDNY sees the consequences of not checking smoke detectors firsthand.

03/07/2015

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Tri-State To Spring Forward For Daylight Saving Time

Daylight Saving Time officially starts Sunday at 2 a.m.

03/07/2015

Delta Flight 1086 skidded off the runway at LaGuardia airport on March 5, 2015. (credit: Christian Prenzler via Twitter)

Plane Skids Off Runway At LaGuardia Airport, Crashes Through Fence

Officials were investigating to find out exactly what happened late Thursday, after a Delta Airlines flight skidded and crashed through a fence as it landed at LaGuardia Airport.

03/05/2015

A fire broke out in a manhole at 23rd Street and Seventh Avenue in Chelsea on Wednesday, March 4. (Credit: Michael Ruggeiro)

Manhole Fire Sends Smoke Billowing Into Air In Chelsea; Building Evacuated

A fire broke out in a manhole in Chelsea Tuesday evening, sending billowing clouds of thick, gray smoke into the air.

03/04/2015

Bone marrow recipient Aaron Faulkner and Firefighter Michael McCauley (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

FDNY Firefighter Meets Bone Marrow Donation Recipient

Michael McCauley’s marrow was a perfect match for former Marine Aaron Faulkner, of Pittsburgh, who is suffering from leukemia

03/04/2015

A fire at Ollie's Noodle Shop & Grill forced the evacuation of a Barnard College dormitory on March 3, 2015. (credit: Jesse Zanger/CBSNewYork.com)

Investigation Underway After Fire Forces Evacuation Of Barnard College Dorm

It appeared to have started at Ollie’s Noodle Shop & Grill adjacent to the Morningside Heights campus and across from Columbia University.

03/04/2015

A fire broke out in a building on the Columbia University campus late on Tuesday, March 3. Student housing at the scene was reportedly evacuated. (Credit: Mikaela Davis, via Twitter)

Barnard College Dorm Building Reportedly Evacuated After Fire

An extra-alarm fire broke out late Tuesday in a building on the Columbia University campus, reportedly prompting the evacuation of the Barnard College dormitory.

03/04/2015

Rev. Ann Kansfield (left) takes the Oath of Office from Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro. Her wife, Jennifer Aull, held the chaplain's family Bible. (Credit: FDNY)

FDNY Swears In First Female, Openly Gay Chaplain

The Fire Department of New York is swearing in its first female and first openly gay chaplain.

03/03/2015

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