The blaze at 1267 Theriot Avenue in the Soundview neighborhood was reported shortly after 6 a.m. Sunday, fire officials said.
Part of the building on Hudson Avenue and 51st Street collapsed. Five firefighters were treated for minor injuries.
The woman, Rosemarie Donnelly, and the neighbor, Thomas Earl, 43, were rushed to Stony Brook University Hospital with back injuries.
Firefighters discovered 30-year-old Dr. Emmanuel Yacoub’s body at the scene of Wednesday afternoon’s blaze in Livingston.
FDNY Lt. Anthony Mancuso, head of the Fire Education Safety Unit, discussed some important tips and reminders.
The American Red Cross has launched a campaign aimed at cutting the number of deaths in home fires by 25 percent over the next five years.
The three-alarm blaze began around 10:15 p.m. Saturday at 191 Saratoga Avenue, a resident said.
Ten-year-old Christopher Schneider was at his Ulster Court home in Commack on Monday afternoon when he noticed the house next door was on fire.
The FDNY received the call at 1:42 p.m. at 832 Linden Boulevard in East Flatbush and had the blaze under control by 2:07 p.m., fire officials said.
Fire officials have been putting out more and more fires at at New York City Housing Authority buildings. Residents say kids are often to blame.
Dramatic cellphone video posted to Instagram captured the man falling from his apartment window as firefighters rushed to save him.
Firefighters arrived at the Wyckoff Gardens in Boerum Hill just after 2 a.m.
Roughly 50 people were displaced when a fire broke out at a multifamily home in northern New Jersey and then spread to another residence.
A 23-year-old man was taken into custody at Burlington Coat Factory at Rego Park Center. Investigators believe he set the fires to divert attention from his shoplifting.
Ukrainians throughout the Tri-State area have been following developments back in their native land, Skyping with people who are right in the thick of the turmoil in Kiev.