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Upper East Side synagogue fire

Exclusive: Official Says UES Synagogue Fire Example Of Why FDNY Can’t Be Cut

There 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.


In this undated photo provided by the New York City Fire Department, FDNY fire marshal Steven Mosiello, left, is shown talking to an unidentified firefighter. (AP Photo/FDNY)

Wake Being Held For Fire Official Steven Mosiello Who Worked At WTC Site

He was a fire marshall, one of the first on the scene at the World Trade Center on September 11. Steven Mosiello, 58, died of cancer of the esophagus, believed to be linked to the time he spent at Ground Zero.


New York City firefighters relax after battling a three-alarm fire in Brooklyn. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Head Of FDNY Union Calls Potential Fire Company Closures ‘Civic Insanity’

Captain Al Hagan, head of the Uniformed Fire Officers Association, along with fire officers and firefighters announced a six-week campaign to fight the potential closings on Thursday.


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Flatbush Fire Fallout: Saving Dollars Vs. Saving Lives

There was an ugly war of words Tuesday between Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the fire unions over the impact budget cuts had on fighting a deadly fire in Brooklyn.


Firefighters stand at firehouse Engine 66/Ladder 61 in the Bronx. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Firefighters: Staffing Cuts A Matter Of Life & Death

NYC firefighter unions are trying to reverse a cost-cutting measure that would thin staffing levels at 60 New York City firehouses starting Tuesday.