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Upper East Side »

Fire Breaks Out at Upper East Side Apartment Building, FDNY Says

Apartments and the ground-floor hookah bar at 1134 First Ave. sustained damages in the blaze.

Jamaica »

Two Critically Injured in Jamaica Fire, FDNY Says

A fire erupted inside a Jamaica house Sunday night and left two people critically injured, the FDNY said.

Brownsville »

One Person Seriously Hurt in Brownsville Fire, FDNY Says

A fire started inside a Grafton Street home leaving one person seriously injured Friday, the FDNY said.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Friends of Playwright Killed in Fire Push for Safety Speakers in Stairwells

The high-rise public address systems would tell residents whether stairwells are safe during a fire.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Friends of Playwright Killed in Fire Raise Over $42K for Surviving Husband

Michael Cohen, Daniel McClung's husband, was still recovering in the hospital as of Tuesday.

Hollis »

Hollis Fire Sparked by Space Heater, FDNY Says

The fire on 191st Street was one of two fires in the neighborhood overnight.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

In Wake of Fatal High-Rise Fire, FD Says Evacuating Not Always Safest Plan

Colleagues remembered Daniel McClung, 27, as a kind and talented playwright. 

Times Square & Theater District »

Playwright Killed in High-Rise Fire on West Side

Daniel McClung died in a three-alarm fire at a West 43rd Street residential tower, officials said.

Greenpoint »

200 Firefighters Battle Massive Inferno in Greenpoint Lumberyard

Driving winds and freezing cold hindered the FDNY's attempt to put out the enourmous fire, officials say

Lincoln Square »

2 Beacon HS Students Burned When Chemistry Experiment Explodes, DOE Says

A boy's face and neck were burned and a girl suffered burns to her hand, according to the DOE.

Williamsburg »

Man Burned in Williamsburg Apartment Fire, FDNY Says

The blaze started about 12:45 p.m., FDNY said.

Kingsbridge »

Lit Cigarette Caused Fire That Killed Two Bronx Men, FDNY Says

Officials said the apartment at 2700 Grand Concourse lacked a working smoke alarm.

Kensington »

Teen Girl Killed and Sisters Critically Hurt in Fire, Officials Say

Jasmine Guillaume, 16, died after she was found in a bathroom with sisters amid a fire, officials said.

Flushing »

73-Year-Old Woman Dies In Retirement Home Fire, Police Say

A 73-year-old woman died in an apartment fire in a Flushing retirement home, police said.

Williamsbridge »

Mailman Catches Twins Tossed From Burning Building

A pair of 11-month-old twins were dropped from the third story window of a burning Bronx building.