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South Street Seaport »

Bogus Bomb Threat Causes Evacuation of Statue of Liberty, Officials Say

A security sweep on Liberty Island Friday morning found no threat, officials said. 

Greenwich Village »

Strand Bookstore Evacuated After Customers Start Coughing, Officials Say

Dozens of customers' throats felt irritated but no noxious chemicals were found, fire officials said.

East Harlem »

Podiatry School Evacuated After Deodorant Spreads Through Ventilation

Two students from the E. 124th Street school were taken to the hospital as a precaution, officials said.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Downtown Brooklyn High School Evacuated After Bomb Threat, Officials Say

Students from Westinghouse High School were sent home early after the threat was made.  

Woodside »

19 Injured When F Train Derails in Queens, Officials Say

Four injured people were taken to hospitals while local service was restored for evening rush, MTA said.

Midtown »

Belvedere Hotel Evacuated After Transformer Fire in Basement, FDNY Says

Approximately 250 people had to be evacuated from the Midtown hotel, the FDNY said.

East Village »

East Village Middle School Evacuated After Bathroom Fire, Officials Say

Technology, Arts and Sciences middle school was evacuated Wednesday morning, officials said.

Lower East Side »

Cracked Beams Prompt Synagogue Evacuation Amid Celeb Fundraiser, FDNY Says

The event at the Angel Orensanz Center was due to feature Gretchen Mol of Boardwalk Empire and others.

Lincoln Square »

60 People Evacuated After Lincoln Square Gas Leak, FDNY Says

Three buildings on West 60th Street were exposed to gas, officials said.

Corona »

Manhole Fire Forces Brief Evacuation of Corona Middle School

The explosion happened about 7 a.m. Friday morning, the FDNY said.

University Heights »

Truck Driver Killed in Collision with Bronx Home

The driver plowed into a two-story brick home at 1970 Cedar Ave. in University Heights, the FDNY said.

SoHo »

Residents Evacuated From Building Next to SoHo Condo Construction Site

Firefighters removed tenants from 188 Sixth Ave. after a report that the building had shifted.

Clinton Hill »

Animals Evacuated After Manhole Fire Spreads in Clinton Hill, FDNY Says

The fire broke out in two manholes near Myrtle and Washington avenues before spreading to a building.

Midtown »

The Lexington Hotel Evacuated After Fire Causes Power Outage

The Lexington, 511 Lexington Ave., was evacuated Wednesday June 5, 2013, when a fire broke out there.

Midtown »

Power Partially Restored to Lux Hotel After Hundreds Evacuated

A power outage early Monday left about 1,200 guests without electricity or water at the New York Palace.