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The scene of a deadly fire in Mount Vernon, NY on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Mount Vernon Fire Union Chief Warns Department Is Short-Staffed

Nine people escaped from a burning home on Tuesday but four others were trapped in a smoke-filled basement and died.

10/31/2013

Bikers For Bini outside the Staten Island Mall, August 25, 2013. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Bikers Ride For Charity In Honor Of 9/11 Hero

The Carl V. Bini Memorial Fund held its annual Bikers For Bini charity event Sunday at the Staten Island Mall.

08/25/2013

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Report: Firefighter Charged With Selling Oxycodone On Staten Island

An off-duty New York City firefighter was arrested this weekend, reportedly on charges that he was selling oxycodone.

07/28/2013

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Veteran Fire Captain Retires After 40 Years On The Job

After a long career, one of New York’s bravest has hung up his turnout coat for the last time.

07/13/2013

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FDNY Firefighter And Friends Accused Of Robbing, Beating Up Cop

An FDNY firefighter was arrested this week, on charges of robbing an off-duty police officer in Queens.

07/06/2013

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Retired Firefighter Prevents Tragedy, Saves Baby’s Life In Maspeth

A quick thinking retired firefighter prevented a 4th of July tragedy when he saved the life of a 2-year-old who fell in a pool.

07/04/2013

Tim Farrell

After Losing Home To Sandy, N.J. Firefighter Loses New Condo To Fire

A firefighter who lost his home to Superstorm Sandy responded to a call last week, only to find his own new home was on fire.

05/21/2013

A person walks the line during a drunk driving sobriety test - Dec 15, 2006 - Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Firefighter, Civilian NYPD Employee Charged With DWI

An FDNY firefighter and a civilian police employee were both arrested and charged with drunken while intoxicated this week.

03/30/2013

Jeff Scheuerer (North Branch Fire Dept.)

Firefighter With N.J. Forest Service Killed During Controlled Burn

The firefighter was from Hunterdon County, New Jersey’s Department of Environmental Protection said.

03/28/2013

FILE - NYPD vehicle (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Firefighter Arrested, Charged With DWI

A New York City firefighter was arrested in Brooklyn early Saturday and charged with driving under the influence.

03/09/2013

Women Training For FDNY (CBS 2)

EXCLUSIVE: Behind The Scenes Look At Women Training To Join FDNY

They yearn to be part of New York’s Bravest, but to stand shoulder to shoulder with the men of the FDNY, women have to endure the same grueling entrance exam.

02/27/2013

North Bergen Fire

Fire Rips Through North Bergen Condo Complex, Displaces Over A Dozen

North Hudson Regional Fire Deputy Chief Charles Thomas says more than 100 firefighters are battling a fire at the Roc Harbour housing complex in North Bergen.

01/01/2013

9/11 Memorial - New York, NY (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Great Neck Man Honors Firefighter Son Lost In September 11th Attacks

It has been eleven years since the September 11 attacks and for some families the wounds still haven’t healed.

09/09/2012

Ralph Lettieri (credit:  Personal Photo)

Doctors Race To Save Long Island Firefighter From Flesh-Eating Bacteria

A firefighter on Long Island is in the fight of his life as doctors race against the clock to save Ralph Lettierei’s leg from flesh-eating bacteria.

08/01/2012

David Fernandez of Hackensack is accused of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl. (credit: Bergen County Prosecutor's Office)

Prosecutors: Hackensack Firefighter Sexually Assaults 13-Year-Old Girl

David Fernandez, 39, allegedly “engaged in inappropriate sexual activities” with the girl in March.

04/04/2012

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