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University Heights »

Family Rescued After Elevator Plummets Several Stories, FDNY Says

Two of the elevator's five ropes snapped, according to the Department of Buildings.

Travis »

Damaged Brush Fire Units Won't Be Replaced on Staten Island for a Year

Borough President James Oddo said that the lack of units was "scary."

Financial District »

Leman Manhattan Prep Cancels Classes After Water Pipe Bursts, School Says

Officials cut water to 41 Broad Street after a pipe broke, Leman said in a statement.

Civic Center »

De Blasio Picks New FDNY Commissioner

Daniel Nigro, who retired from the FDNY in 2002, will succeed Sal Cassano, sources told DNAinfo.

East Harlem »

Biker Killed in East Harlem Crash, Police Say

Shamel Jefferson was hit at Third Avenue and East 105th Street on Tuesday afternoon, officials 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.

Howard Beach »

Heavy Rain Leaves Roads Flooded and Drivers Trapped, Officials Say

The downpour drenched New York City with more than 5 inches of water, meteorologists 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.

Clinton Hill »

Gunman Shoots 3 After Opening Fire on Crowd Near Pratt, NYPD Says

Two teen girls and a mna were hurt when a gunman shot at a crowd outside 185 Waverly Ave.

Chelsea »

Construction Worker Seriously Hurt in Fall Near High Line, FDNY says

A worker hurt his head and shoulders when he fell from a Chelsea construction site, witnesses said.

Jackson Heights »

Bruson Building Fire Sparked by Overloaded Power Strip, FDNY Says

The fire broke out on April 21 and was electrical, the fire department said. 

TriBeCa »

Fire Breaks Out at Luxury TriBeCa Condo Development, FDNY Says

The fire started at 391 Broadway, which is slated to become luxury lofts, according to reports.

Far Rockaway »

4-Year-Old Killed in Fire Remembered for Joyful Laugh

Jai'Launi Tinglin had a joyful laugh and won people over with his twinkling brown eyes, family said.

Upper West Side »

Manhole Fire Scorches Two Parked Cars, Witnesses Say

Flames poured out of manholes on West 81st Street and scorched two parked cars there, witnesses said.

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.