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Midtown »

Track Fire Causes LIRR, NJ Transit Delays During Friday Evening Rush Hour

The fire broke out on tracks leading into Penn Station Friday evening, the fire department said.

SoHo »

Small Fire Shuts Down SoHo's Delicatessen, FDNY Says

Firefighters quickly extinguished a fire at Delicatessen at 54 Prince St. during Friday's lunch rush.

Upper East Side »

Manhole Fires Spark Explosions and Burn Cars on UES, Witnesses Say

The explosions occurred on East 89th Street early Friday morning, an FDNY spokesman said.

Flushing »

Man Dies in Flushing Fire, Officials Say

A man died in a fire within a 159th Street apartment building, the NYPD said.

Forest Hills »

Forest Hills Dept. of Transportation Garage Destroyed by Fire

No injuries were reported in the fire that occurred Thursday morning.

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.