High-Rise Fire

Firefighters on the scene of a high-rise fire in Chelsea on July 7, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Gas Explosions Set Off Fire In Chelsea High-Rise

The explosions occurred on the sixth, seventh and eighth floors of a building on West 25th Street shortly before 1:50 a.m. Monday, authorities said.


Brownsville, Brooklyn Fire

Brownsville, Brooklyn High-Rise Fire Leaves 8 Injured

Four people were injured Friday afternoon when a fire broke out in a high-rise building in Brownsville, Brooklyn.


Michael Todd Cohen, Daniel McClung

Husband Of Man Killed In High-Rise Fire Remains In Burn Unit

The husband of a man killed in a Hell’s Kitchen high-rise fire remained hospitalized Tuesday night, and his family said he was beginning “the long road to physical and emotional recovery.”


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Six People Injured In 3 Alarm Lower East Side Apartment Fire

The blaze broke out on Columbia Street and Delancey at around 11:15 a.m. The fire started on the 16th floor of a 20 story high-rise.


Firefighters respond to a blaze on Pearl Street in lower Manhattan on Feb. 23, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

FDNY Makes 6th-Floor Rescue During Fire In Lower Manhattan

A fire broke out at around 7:45 a.m. Thursday at a high-rise at 388 Pearl Street at Wagner Place. At least three people were rescued by the Fire Department.


WCBS 880 reporter Peter Haskell in fire gear

Inside Training For The New York City Fire Department

It’s not easy training to be one of New York’s Bravest, as WCBS 880 reporter Peter Haskell found out.