A woman and her two teenage children jumped about eight feet off a roof and over a fence after a balloon sparked a fire in their Lodi home.
A man was found dead Wednesday on the roof of an elevator in Flushing, Queens.
Flames engulfed the roof of a West Village apartment building late Tuesday afternoon, but fire crews quickly extinguished the blaze.
They then pried open the ATM and stole more than $3,400, according to police.
Authorities say heavy, wet snow is putting a serious strain on many buildings around the area.
The suspect cut a hole in the roof of Exclusive Beauty Supply on Jerome Avenue and stole the cash register and other property, police said.
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Police were responding to a report of gunfire from a rooftop on Atlantic Avenue just after 9:35 p.m. Monday when they encountered two suspects.
The suspect is wanted in connection with three commercial break-ins back in December, police said.
“There were five men working on the roofing project at this stage. We believe that three were carrying material or working on the roof at the time,” said Commissioner Robert LiMandri.
No injuries were reported in the blaze at 11 Madison Ave., near Madison Avenue Park Saturday afternoon. The cause has yet to be determined.
The harsh winter’s effects on homes and lawns has given way to a busy spring for contractors.
Firefighters responded to the blaze at the five-story building at St. Andrews Place Thursday.
Several cars were damaged, but nobody was hurt.
Investigators said someone firing shots from the roof of a building in Gravesend Friday night sent two bullets tearing through the roof of Jorge Martinez’s white Ford van as he was driving along Avenue X.