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Fire Department personnel hoist an injured worker from the 2nd Avenue subway tunnel on Aug. 20, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Pipe Falls On 2nd Avenue Subway Worker 100 Feet Below Ground

The worker was about 100 feet below ground between two tunnels when a pipe fell on his leg, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority said.

08/20/2014

An extra-alarm fire broke out in a building at 136th Street and Amsterdam Avenue on Monday, Aug. 18. (Credit: CBS 2)

Fire Safety Experts Warn That Bad Habits At Home Could End In Tragedy

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.

08/19/2014

Damage from a fire at an apartment on Saint Mark's Place on Aug. 14, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

2 Women In Serious Condition After Being Pulled From Apartment Fire

The FDNY said the flames broke out around 7 a.m., trapping the women inside.

08/17/2014

FDNY patches (file/credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Several NYC Probationary Firefighters Contract MRSA

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.

08/13/2014

Fire at high-rise on Greenwich Street on Aug. 10, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

Fire Breaks Out At Greenwich Street High-Rise

Officials said everyone was able to get out of the building safely.

08/10/2014

People gather outside the West Village apartment building where an elevator counterweight snapped Wednesday, injuring two people. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

2 Injured In West Village Elevator Accident

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.

08/06/2014

Two buses collided in Times Square on Aug. 5, 2014. (credit: Josh Price)

14 Injured After 2 Double-Decker Buses Collide In Times Square

The double-decker buses hit each other at around 3:35 p.m. at 47th and Seventh Avenue.

08/05/2014

A crack prompted officials to evacuate this apartment building in Midwood, Brooklyn on Monday, Aug. 4. (Credit: CBS 2)

Brooklyn Building Remains Under Partial Evacuation Order After Crack Found On Facade

About 20 to 30 people remain homeless after a large crack in the facade of a Brooklyn apartment building prompted an evacuation on Monday.

08/05/2014

A man died after his East Flatbush apartment caught fire Aug. 3, 2014. (Credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

East Flatbush Apartment Fire Leaves Man Dead

Firefighters and police responded to a 911 call at 411 E. 49th St. just after 4 a.m.

08/03/2014

Fire damages homes on Hill Avenue in the Bronx on July 30, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

4-Alarm Fire Rips Through 3 Homes In The Bronx, Injuring 13

One person was injured after jumping from a window to escape the flames, the Fire Department said.

07/30/2014

A look at the apartment where 3 children were critically injured in a fire in East New York on July 29, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

3 Children Hurt In Brooklyn Apartment Fire

The blaze broke out just after 11 a.m. at an eight-story building on Loring Avenue in East New York.

07/29/2014

Brian Davis spent his 7th birthday reuniting with the FDNY heroes who saved his life. (Credit: CBS 2)

New York Family Reunites With FDNY Heroes Who Saved Son’s Life

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.

07/27/2014

Firefighters battle a fire at the Food Dynasty supermarket in the Bronx on July 25, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Dozens Displaced After 5-Alarm Fire Destroys Bronx Supermarket

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.

07/25/2014

A collection of lighted prayer candles surround a Yankee cap on Bay Street as a tribute to Eric Garner, who died after arguing with police and being put in a choke-hold. (Credit: WCBS 880's Peter Haskell)

4 Emergency Workers Put On Desk Duty In Eric Garner Case; New Video Released

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.

07/20/2014

Firefighter Danae Mines, the first woman to appear in the FDNY Calendar. (credit: CBS 2)

Bronx Firefighter Becomes First Woman Featured In FDNY Calendar Of Heroes

New York City’s firefighters featured in the 2015 Calendar of Heroes greeted the public in Times Square Tuesday.

07/15/2014

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