14-Year-Old Boy Arrested In Connection With Fire That Destroyed Lower East Side SynagogueThe NYPD said Wednesday that the 14-year-old boy was in custody on an arson charge.
Fire At Historic Lower East Side Synagogue Was Deliberately Set, Police SayPolice believe a fire that destroyed an abandoned lower East Side synagogue that once housed the city's oldest Orthodox Jewish congregation was deliberately set.
Officials: Fire That Destroyed New Brunswick Synagogue Appears To Be AccidentalThe fire broke out at the Congregation Poile Zedek, an Orthodox Ashkenazic synagogue at 145 Neilson St., around 4:30 p.m. on Friday.
Fire Leaves Only Shell Of Historic Synagogue In New Brunswick, N.J.An extra-alarm fire gutted a historic synagogue in New Brunswick, New Jersey Friday afternoon.
Exclusive: Official Says UES Synagogue Fire Example Of Why FDNY Can't Be CutThere were charges Wednesday that the FDNY is stretched so thin that response times to a fire at an historic Upper East Side synagogue were agonizingly long and well above normal response times.