The city has had an obligation to build the park for nearly 10 years.
The governor described the crash scene as one of the worst he has seen.
Longtime customers of Flatbush Hardware, gutted by a Jan. 21 fire, hope to raise $15,000 for its owners.
The fire torched a car and filled six buildings with carbon monoxide, the FDNY said.
Salt that's spread to melt snow corrodes underground wires, which then ignite, officials said.
It's unclear how long firefighters will continue to battle the still-smoldering blaze.
Integral Yoga Natural Foods finally reopened after a fire tore through the store last April.
A fire tore through two apartments in a West 15th Street building, the FDNY said.
A fire broke out inside 31 Park Terrace West, officials said.
The Awad family lost their father and their home in Wednesday's Flatbush Avenue blaze.
Eight people, including three firefighters, were treated for injuries.
The blaze destroyed Flatbush Hardware and killed Bassam Awad, 46, whose family ran a neighboring store.
Mount Pleasant Christian Academy lost thousands of books and expensive computer equipment during a fire.
Bassam Awad died when fire tore through 267 Flatbush Ave. early Wednesday morning, witnesses said.
Residents of 501 W. 179th St. can't return to the building until the roof is repaired.
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