In January, an advisory board of government and fire officials recommended the overhead systems no longer be mandatory.
Ten firefighters were treated for minor injuries. The fire was under control as of 11:20 p.m. but remains under investigation. The Red Cross was assisting displaced residents.
A series of explosions brought dozens of police officers and firefighters to a stone quarry in Putnam County Tuesday, but it wasn’t a crime scene.
Fire officials say the lone survivor on an elite Arizona firefighting crew was on a hilltop serving as a “lookout,” and was in charge of relaying key information to his colleagues.
The Fifth Annual Hogs for Hope motorcycle run will be held this weekend in Westchester County, all to benefit the Ronald McDonald House charity.
The Newark Fire Department held a drill Saturday to ensure preparedness for the most horrifying of disasters.
An upstate New York woman has been indicted, on a charge that she lied on a form while buying two guns later used to ambush and kill firefighters in Rochester on Christmas Eve.
Tyler Furia will turn 21 years old on March 22, but will be undergoing surgery the day before so he can donate a kidney to his father Frank. Both men are firefighters in Bellport, Long Island.
A man allegedly attacked his wife with a meat cleaver in Manhattan’s Chinatown Sunday, leaving the woman in critical condition.
Tomasz Kaczowka was just 19. Thousands of mourners gathered Sunday for the funeral of his fellow firefighter Michael Chiapperini.
New York State Police Senior Investigator James Newell says Dawn Nguyen, of Rochester, faces a state charge of filing a falsified business record.
Michael Chiapperini, 34, and Tomasz Kaczowska, 19, were killed Monday after 62-year-old ex-convict William Spengler armed himself with three weapons and set his house on fire to lure first responders into a death trap.
William Spengler left a typewritten note saying he wanted to burn down the neighborhood and “do what I like doing best, killing people,” police said.
Officials say a fire started in one home and spread to two others and a car.
A Long Island man was lucky in more ways than one, as he got a chance Wednesday to thank his teammates for saving his life after a heart attack on the ice.