About 250 members of the FDNY, NYPD and Port Authority participated in a simulated evacuation of the National September 11 Memorial Museum.
More than 150 firefighters responded to the blaze on Hemlock Street in the Cypress Hills neighborhood of the borough and police said the fire was under control as of 4:30 p.m.
The Fire Department says it will conduct an emergency drill at the Sept. 11 Museum in lower Manhattan.
The FDNY has sent a team to help with snow removal in western New York where snow Thursday brought the Buffalo area’s three-day total to an epic 7 feet or more.
The rescue operation this past Wednesday high up on One World Trade Center was just the latest example of complex tasks undertaken by the specially-trained members of the FDNY.
Investigators are looking into the collapse of a World Trade Center scaffold that left two window washers dangling 68 stories above the street.
Just after 4 a.m., police said a 33-year-old woman driving a Kia sedan entered the FDR at East 34th Street and began traveling south in the northbound lanes.
The MTA says A and C train service in Upper Manhattan has resumed with residual delays after an earlier disruption due to a smoke condition that apparently began in a transformer.
The collapse took place at around 2:30 p.m. Friday at 69-11 58th Road in Maspeth.
It was a dramatic scene on the streets of Borough Park, Brooklyn Tuesday afternoon, as a man caught fire and ran for help covered in flames.
The incident began at around 8:15 a.m. at 1270 Broadway near 33rd Street.
On Monday, city officials and leaders from the Municipal Labor Committee will meet to discuss the city’s plan for battling Ebola should it arrive in the city.
The workers were tested on their ability to control the flames, find the injured and give them emergency medical treatment.
Video from the scene showed only the hull of the small vessel visible above the water.
The fire broke out in a dumpster at around noon and was quickly put out.