Firefighters in New Jersey are on the scene of a house fire that was started by a strike of lighting.
911 recordings released Wednesday show confusion and disorganization at a dispatch center being notified about a fire at a Staten Island convent.
Mayor Bill de Blasio has halted an upgrade project for the 911 system, and has ordered a multi-agency review of delays, errors, and cost overruns.
Dozens of NYPD officers lined up outside Weill Cornell Medical Center clapped as Officer Rosa Rodriguez was released after spending six weeks in the hospital.
Sunday was set to be the last night in the hospital for a police officer who nearly died in a high-rise fire on Coney Island.
Rosa Rodriguez, 36, is set to be released from the hospital on Monday, CBS 2 reported.
Police say an 87-year-old woman is dead after an apartment fire on the Lower East Side.
Police and firefighters responded to a burglar alarm at around 11:18 p.m. at East Coast Gamers on 38 Robbins Street, Toms River Police said.
The fire broke out at a home on Turnberry Drive in Hastings-on-Hudson near the St. Andrew’s golf course.
Thick black smoke could be seen pouring out of the basement of a five-story building near the Holiday Inn on West 57th Street between 9th and 10th avenues.
Hillsborough County Sheriff’s deputies said Wednesday that they spoke with Blake and he said he was leasing the home. He was not in Florida at the time of the fire.
It took several hours to finally place it under control. Police said the blaze was fed by natural gas.
Officials say the fire broke out in a building on New York Avenue around 2 a.m. Tuesday and the flames quickly spread to four neighboring structures.
Authorities said a house fire in South Toms River Monday claimed the life of one person and sent six firefighters to the hospital with minor injuries.
One man was killed and a firefighter was burned when a fast-moving fire destroyed one home and severely damaged another in northwestern New Jersey.