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Fire Code

Commemoration Of Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire March 20, 2013 (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Annual Commemoration Of Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire Held In Greenwich Village

An FDNY bell tolled 146 times as each of the victims’ names were read aloud. The March 25, 1911 factory fire led to better working conditions in factories throughout the city and the development of fire codes.

03/20/2013

Fire burns at the Deutsche Bank Building in Lower Manhattan - Aug 18, 2007 (credit: NICHOLAS ROBERTS/AFP/Getty Images)

Push On To Bring NYC Under Uniform Fire Codes

If you think every building in New York City is held to the same fire standards, you’d be wrong.

09/19/2012