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.
They say it’s one of the best jobs in the world, and Forbes magazine seems to agree.
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.
Daylight Saving Time officially starts Sunday at 2 a.m.
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.
A fire broke out in a manhole in Chelsea Tuesday evening, sending billowing clouds of thick, gray smoke into the air.