Fire house closings

Upper East Side synagogue fire

Exclusive: Official Says UES Synagogue Fire Example Of Why FDNY Can’t Be Cut

There were charges Wednesday that the FDNY is stretched so thin that response times to a fire at an historic Upper East Side synagogue were agonizingly long and well above normal response times.

07/20/2011

Mayor Bloomberg and the FDNY

Bloomberg Relents, Releases List Of Fire Houses Facing Ax

Michael Bloomberg has apparently caved-in to threats of legal action by the City Council. On Wednesday, the mayor released the list of the 20 fire companies that could be closed.

05/18/2011

Mayor Bloomberg and the FDNY

Bloomberg Vows To Keep List Of Fire House Closings A Secret

Some local politicians and firefighters are vowing to fight a plan that will close several firehouse across the city. The demonstrators say the cuts would destroy emergency response time and put lives at risk.

05/16/2011