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A green fluid flooded a sidewalk at Broad and South streets on Monday, June 23. (Credit: CBS 2)

Hazmat Crews Sent To Lower Manhattan For Flood Of Coolant Fluid

Hazardous materials were on the scene Monday evening, after an unknown green liquid flooded the sidewalk in Lower Manhattan.

06/23/2014

Emergency workers remove a dead body from the wreckage after a Metro-North commuter train derailed just north of the Spuyten Duyvil station December 1, 2013 in the Bronx borough of New York City. Multiple injuries and at least 4 deaths were reported after the seven car train left the tracks as it was heading to Grand Central Terminal along the Hudson River line.  (Photo by Christopher Gregory/Getty Images)

911 Dispatchers Mistook Deadly Metro-North Derailment For Fire, Records Say

New evidence revealed Thursday evening indicated that the problems with the New York City 911 system are worse than previously thought.

05/22/2014

Daniel Nigro serving as chief of department for the FDNY on Sept. 16, 2001. (Credit: HENNY RAY ABRAMS/AFP/Getty Images)

Retired FDNY Officer Daniel Nigro To Be Named New Commissioner

Retired fire officer Daniel Nigro helped rebuild the FDNY after the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, and he will now be taking over as the new commissioner of the department.

05/08/2014

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Spring Lake, N.J. Fire Siren Turned Off After Ospreys Build Nest

A pair of ospreys decided to build a nest in a volunteer fire department siren in Spring Lake, N.J., forcing the department to turn it off.

05/06/2014

Firefighters on the scene of a large fire in Jersey City, NJ on Thursday, March 6, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

911 Calls Document Horror In Fatal Jersey City Fire, As Crews Go To Wrong Street

Jersey City officials released new 911 calls Wednesday that showed the sheer panic as flames and smoke swept through a home – in a fire that left four people dead.

03/19/2014

Macy's Herald Square (credit: CBS 2)

Fire Breaks Out At Iconic Macy’s Herald Square

A busy Friday night of shopping at Macy’s in Herald Square was interrupted by blaring fire alarms. A basement fire at the flagship store forced everyone to evacuate.

10/25/2013

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

Children Of FDNY Firefighters Want Loophole Closed

The children of firefighters killed on 9/11 get a bump in points on the fire department’s list, but the children of those who died from 9/11-related illnesses do not.

07/31/2013

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City Council To Discuss Reported Glitches, Delays In 911 System

In the wake of the death of a 4-year-old girl on the Upper West Side, the City Council will hold a meeting Monday on reported glitches with the 911 system.

06/16/2013

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Fire Department Rescues Cop Who Was Trying To Rescue Cat From Tree

An NYPD officer who went up a tree to rescue a cat ended up getting stuck himself Monday, and needed to call in the Fire Department to help him get back down.

05/13/2013

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Car Windshield Smashed By Debris On Cross Bronx Expressway

Debris from an unknown source smashed a car windshield on the Cross Bronx Expressway on Monday afternoon.

05/06/2013

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FDNY Truck Crash Leaves 11 Injured In Harlem

Six firefighters and five others were injured Sunday afternoon, when an FDNY ladder truck headed to a fire was involved in an accident in Harlem.

03/31/2013

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FDNY EMT Gets 89 Years To Life For Sexually Assaulting 5 Victims

An emergency medical technician with the New York City Fire Department has been sentenced to a term of 89 years to life in prison, after being convicted of sexually assaulting five victims over a period of 10 years.

02/13/2013

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

Paramedics’ Union: FDNY EMS Chief Failed During Sandy

The New York City paramedics’ union has issued a vote of no confidence in the FDNY Emergency Medical Services Chief, and has demanded that he resign over his performance during Superstorm Sandy.

11/25/2012

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FDNY Channels ‘The Artist,’ Releases Silent Fire Safety Video

The Fire Department says they “restored” a classic fire safety video. They say while the film may appear old, its message is timeless.

03/09/2012

Firefighters respond to a blaze on Pearl Street in lower Manhattan on Feb. 23, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

FDNY Makes 6th-Floor Rescue During Fire In Lower Manhattan

A fire broke out at around 7:45 a.m. Thursday at a high-rise at 388 Pearl Street at Wagner Place. At least three people were rescued by the Fire Department.

02/23/2012

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