Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Fire Commissioner Salvatore Cassano swore in and congratulated the 318 “probies” at a ceremony at the FDNY Fire Academy on Tuesday.
The woman had been standing on the sidewalk in front of an Atomic Wings restaurant waiting for a bus when she backed up to get out of the rain and went straight down through a metal grate, FDNY officials said.
Wei Chu Wu, 45, has been charged with arson, second degree murder, felony assault of a police officer and resisting arrest, police said Friday.
FDNY officials said approximately 200 firefighters battled the five-alarm blaze at the five-story walk-up at 41 Spring St., between Mulberry and Mott streets.
Volunteer ambulance squads aren’t just found in the suburbs. They exist in New York City as well.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg this weak heaped praise on the New York City Fire Department, after the department achieved the lowest number of civilian fire deaths in its history.
The city had 58 fire deaths in 2012. That’s four fewer than the previous record low of 62 set in 2010.
After being a New York City firefighter for 20 years, Robert Linhart was been convicted of resisting arrest after showing up twice outside Madonna’s apartment building.
The fire broke out at around 11:30 a.m. There were no injuries. Evacuations were not required.
All residents of the building have been evacuated and the MTA has a bus on scene to help shelter the few dozen evacuees, according to the FDNY.
Fire organizations would also have to turn in a roster of members, detail and fundraising initiatives and explain its activities to the FDNY to gain affiliation.
In a city of small spaces, an apartment building lobby is often an extension of people’s homes. And during the holidays that includes all those decorations. But did you know Christmas trees can be illegal?
Is it a lighter meant for adult use or a toy meant for a child to play with? Sometimes it’s hard to tell.
Firefighters found several puppies inside the burning building at 65-24 Parsons Boulevard.
Most people probably know the Stephen Siller Tunnel To Towers Foundation for its 9/11-related charities, but superstorm Sandy has them extending their efforts.
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