The FDNY says the fire that took the life of a 15-year-old girl in Hamilton Heights on Monday was caused by a common household mistake, an overloaded power strip.
The FDNY said the flames broke out around 7 a.m., trapping the women inside.
A number of probationary New York City firefighters are on medical leave after contracting a drug-resistant staph infection commonly known as MRSA, officials said.
Officials said everyone was able to get out of the building safely.
Two construction workers suffered minor injuries Wednesday in Greenwich Village when an elevator counterweight snapped, causing the elevator to drop half a floor, officials said.
The double-decker buses hit each other at around 3:35 p.m. at 47th and Seventh Avenue.
About 20 to 30 people remain homeless after a large crack in the facade of a Brooklyn apartment building prompted an evacuation on Monday.
Firefighters and police responded to a 911 call at 411 E. 49th St. just after 4 a.m.
One person was injured after jumping from a window to escape the flames, the Fire Department said.
The blaze broke out just after 11 a.m. at an eight-story building on Loring Avenue in East New York.
It was a day to remember for Brian Davis, not only because he celebrated his 7th birthday, but also because he got a chance to meet the men who saved his life.
The fire broke out around 12:30 a.m. at the Food Dynasty on Hunts Point Avenue and quickly went to five alarms as smoke spread to apartment buildings on both sides of the burning structure.
In an appeal from the pulpit, the Rev. Al Sharpton is demanding justice for the Staten Island man who died after an apparent police choke hold.
New York City’s firefighters featured in the 2015 Calendar of Heroes greeted the public in Times Square Tuesday.
New York City fire officials say six people, including a child, suffered slight burns when a piece of camera equipment caught fire inside the observation deck of 30 Rockefeller Plaza.