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.
One man is dead, and another remained hospitalized Sunday night, after a three-alarm fire broke out in a high-rise fire in Midtown Manhattan.
FDNY fire marshals have arrested a hotel employee for allegedly setting eight fires over the past four years at two hotels where he worked as a security officer.
In January, an advisory board of government and fire officials recommended the overhead systems no longer be mandatory.
It happened just after 1 a.m. at the intersection of 75th Street and 88th Avenue in Woodhaven.
Police were searching Sunday night for a suspect who set a car on fire, and is also suspected in several trash fires, in the Sunnyside section of Queens.
It’s been over a month since superstorm Sandy slammed into the Tri-State area and many are still trying to secure basic needs like heat.
The fires were set on Sept 11 over eleven blocks in Hamilton Heights and Harlem.