A 12-year-old boy was recovering Monday, after falling into an elevator shaft several floors up in a Mount Vernon building over the weekend.
A teen who was about to jump off the George Washington Bridge was rescued Monday by four officers from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.
Dangerous tide and current conditions have caused rescuers to suspend a search in the Long Island Sound waters near Fishers Island for a woman who disappeared when the boat she was aboard sank.
Just because she was on “vocal rest” recently didn’t mean Miranda wasn’t working. During the last couple weeks she wound up rescuing six more puppies!
There were some scary moments at the Jersey Shore over the weekend after two little girls got caught in the strong undertow at Long Branch.
A man had to be rescued after he tried to save a dog that fell hundreds of feet down a cliff along the Hudson River in New Jersey.
“We had fire in four buildings throughout this operation,” said FDNY Chief Ron Spadafora.
“One side of the scaffold started to slip very fast. I don’t know what happened or why. It just started to slip very fast,” said Anmar Mohammed of Astoria.
The scaffold hung precariously 17 stories high as emergency rescue personnel responded to the scene just as one of the workers was trying to get into the building through a window.
The breeds range from Yorkshire terriers to Boxers. Other breeds included papillons, poodles, Tibentan terriers, French bulldogs and Maltese.
Officials say the woman and her husband had recently purchased the home and were doing a survey in the back of the house when the woman fell 12 feet down into a cistern after some floorboards gave way.
Police received a call at about 9:25 a.m. this morning that the man had fallen in an upstairs bathroom in a home at 40 Railroad Avenue.
Turns out it was a false alarm. After spending three hours scrambling to rescue what was believed to be a man who fell down a manhole in Jersey City, rescuers came up with garbage.
A 64-foot fishing boat capsized in the Manasquan Inlet early Wednesday. The Coast Guard received a radio distress call from a crewman aboard the Atlantic Traveler just before 5 a.m. saying a hydraulic hose had snapped.
With more and more hybrid electric cars on the roads, fire companies are faced with new challenges.