The fire department sets up real life scenarios based on past events to give their firefighters and paramedics the best training possible.
The incident began at around 9 a.m. The worker was pulled from the trench at around 9:50 a.m.
We all know life is difficult for the extremely obese, and an example of that was seen in Hamilton Heights on Friday.
At least two three-story buildings are involved in the fire at St. Marks Avenue near Rochester Avenue.
Crews worked to put out a fire that destroyed two homes in Brooklyn on Tuesday.
Authorities say the body of a man was discovered after firefighters put out a blaze at a home in Queens.
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.