Roberto Lopez grabbed his young neighbor and jumped from a second-floor window, neighbors said.
The Fire Department is urging New Yorkers to use caution when barbecuing this summer.
Michael McKay, 33, was arrested after choking the 19-year-old outside his home, prosecutors said.
The fire broke out inside the Elliot Houses on 10th Avenue just before 7 a.m. Tuesday.
Queens CB2 approved the FDNY's plan — with several stipulations — to acquire the site at 39-34 43rd St.
The worker was wearing a safety harness but had not connected it to a life line, officials said.
A fast-moving fire consumed a Staten Island home Thursday morning, the FDNY said.
Flames erupted inside a West 125th Street USPS building, the FDNY said.
The man was attacked on the downtown platform of the 18th Street station, police said.
Outgoing FDNY Commissioner Cassano said the loss of hospitals was partly to blame for response times.
The fire started inside Unity Plaza Houses, 390 Georgia Ave., early Monday, the FDNY said.
A fire spread across the ceiling of Hotoveli on West 4th Street, the FDNY said.
Service out of the Tottenville station was suspended after the accident, the MTA said.
Dale Tulloch died in an SUV fire on Grand Central Parkway as other passengers escaped, police said.
The woman was hit by a blade being used in a five-year water main project.
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