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Far Rockaway »

Four Fire Dispatchers Suspended After Fatal Rockaway Fire, Officials Say

The memo to the mayor also detailed a number of failings at the Queens dispatch center.

Far Rockaway »

Fund Created to Pay for Funerals of Siblings Killed in Far Rockaway Fire

Jai’Launi Tinglin & Aniya Tinglin died after the fire broke out at a relative's home.

Jackson Heights »

Fire-Damaged Bruson Building Doesn't Have to Be Torn Down, Officials Say

The building is secure despite a heavily-burned roof and back wall, the Department of Buildings said.

Coney Island »

New Rules Mean Less Pension Money for Officer Who Survived Arson Fire

Officer Rosa Rodriguez is the first officer affected by a 2009 change to NYPD and FDNY pensions.

Far Rockaway »

Department of Investigation, DA Eyeing Response to Fatal Far Rockaway Fire

Ambulances did not arrive until more than 20 minutes after the fire was first reported. 

Jackson Heights »

Massive Jackson Heights Fire Not Suspicious, Source Says

Several small businesses and restaurants were affected by the blaze Monday evening.

Far Rockaway »

Ambulance Delay in Deadly Rockaway Fire 'Unacceptable,' de Blasio Says

The mayor said the results of an ongoing investigation could prompt changes to the 911 system.

Columbus Circle »

2 People Seriously Hurt in Garbage Truck Crash, FDNY Says

A private garbage truck rear-ended another truck that stopped near Columbus Circle, witnesses said.

Inwood »

Brush Fire Breaks Out in Inwood Hill Park

A fire started in Inwood Hill Park just after 5 p.m. Monday, officials said.

Gowanus »

Body Found Floating in Gowanus Canal, Police Say

Rescue workers found a dead man in the canal on Monday afternoon, officials said.

St. George »

All Staten Island Police and Medics to Carry Anti-Overdose Medicine

All SI first responders will be equipped with naloxone, which can combat an OD, officials said.

Wakefield »

Man's Claim He Fell Into Sinkhole Playing Football is Under Investigation

A man ended up in a large sinkhole on 234th Street. How he got there is being questioned.

Civic Center »

Letitia James Criticizes de Blasio's Slow Pace in Hiring Top-Level Staffers

Public Advocate Letitia James said she was worried about the failure to replace FDNY Commissioner.

Upper West Side »

Equinox Gym on Amsterdam Avenue Evacuated After Fire Breaks Out

A fire started just before 11 a.m. at the Equinox on Amsterdam Avenue near 76th Street.

Times Square & Theater District »

Falling Ice Hits Pedestrians Near Rockefeller Center

Fist-sized chunks of ice fell off 30 Rock and hit people standing on the sidewalk Wednesday.

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