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Firefighters on the scene following an early morning fire near Penn Station on Jan. 13, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

FDNY: Blaze Near Penn Station Deemed Accidental Electrical Fire

The FDNY said the fire was in an area of temporary wiring used for lighting in an underground construction site at 34th Street and Eighth Avenue.

01/13/2015

Two children were killed and a man and three firefighters were injured when a fire broke out in St. Albans, Queens on Monday, Oct. 6. (Credit: CBS 2)

FDNY: Unattended Candles Caused Fire That Killed 2 Young Brothers In Queens

The fire began on the first floor of the home on Tioga Drive in the St. Albans neighborhood at about 7 p.m., authorities said. The brothers were discovered unconscious on the second floor, police said.

10/07/2014

Emergency crews on the scene after a Brooklyn-bound F subway train derailed in Woodside, Queens on May 2, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Crews To Work Overnight To Clean Up Subway Train Derailment In Queens

The derailment happened on the express tracks around 10:40 a.m. in a tunnel about 1,200 feet south from the 65th Street station in Woodside.

05/02/2014

Scaffold Collapse At Hearst Tower (CBS 2)

FDNY: Scaffold Collapse At Hearst Building May Be Linked To Failed Motor

Two maintenance workers were stuck in wind gusts outside the 45th floor of the 600-foot-tall Hearst building when the scaffold they were working on collapsed at about 2:40 p.m.

06/13/2013

Two window washers were trapped on a collapsed scaffold high above the streets of Midtown Manhattan on Wednesday. (credit: CBS 2)

Workers Rescued From Collapsed Scaffolding At Hearst Tower

Two scaffold maintenance workers trapped for more than an hour on a collapsed scaffold high above the streets of Midtown Manhattan have been rescued.

06/12/2013

(credit: CBS 2)

Crews Prepare To Knock Down Carroll Gardens Brownstone After Partial Collapse

Twenty-one adults and six children are homeless, some from four-story brownstone and others from neighboring buildings that were also evacuated as crews prepare to tear the building down.

07/03/2012