The fire broke out in the Temple House of Congregation of Beth Elohim, staff said.
The city's EMS dispatch system went down at 2:20 p.m., forcing workers to use pen and paper for calls.
A worker had been installing copper piping when he slipped from his ladder, witnesses said.
The MTA workers were repairing the 4, 5 and 6 lines when they were burned, according to officials.
New York will seek federal aid to pay the hefty tab of dealing with Ebola cases.
A female bystander was struck in the back by a stray bullet, witnesses said.
The robbers may have caused the roof of the Clara House Bar & Grill to cave in, officials said.
The victim, a resident of 1795 Riverside Dr., fell about 12 feet when a section of the floor collapsed.
Jai'Launi and Aniya Tinglin, both 4, were killed in the April 19 fire in Far Rockaway.
The man was taken to Maimonides Hospital in critical condition, the FDNY said.
A fire broke out on the second floor of the Old Navy in Herald Square Thursday evening.
Six people were hurt in a fire at 781 Washington Ave. in Prospect Heights, the FDNY said.
The powder was found around 10:50 a.m.
An eighth grader initially said she was was groped on her way to I.S. 5 Tuesday, officials said.
One man died and another was hurt near Great Kills Harbor on Tuesday.
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