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Fire Department Helps Save Polar Plunge Fundraiser On Long IslandThe water off Port Washington is hiding under 20 inches of ice, making the annual polar bear plunge impossible -- even for so-called polar bears.
Hazmat Crews Sent To Lower Manhattan For Flood Of Coolant FluidHazardous materials were on the scene Monday evening, after an unknown green liquid flooded the sidewalk in Lower Manhattan.
911 Dispatchers Mistook Deadly Metro-North Derailment For Fire, Records SayNew evidence revealed Thursday evening indicated that the problems with the New York City 911 system are worse than previously thought.
Retired FDNY Officer Daniel Nigro To Be Named New CommissionerRetired 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.
Spring Lake, N.J. Fire Siren Turned Off After Ospreys Build NestA 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.
911 Calls Document Horror In Fatal Jersey City Fire, As Crews Go To Wrong StreetJersey 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.
Fire Breaks Out At Iconic Macy's Herald SquareA 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.
Children Of FDNY Firefighters Want Loophole ClosedThe 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.
City Council To Discuss Reported Glitches, Delays In 911 SystemIn 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.
Fire Department Rescues Cop Who Was Trying To Rescue Cat From TreeAn 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.
Car Windshield Smashed By Debris On Cross Bronx ExpresswayDebris from an unknown source smashed a car windshield on the Cross Bronx Expressway on Monday afternoon.
FDNY Truck Crash Leaves 11 Injured In HarlemSix firefighters and five others were injured Sunday afternoon, when an FDNY ladder truck headed to a fire was involved in an accident in Harlem.
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