A 12-year-old boy and a 69-year-old- man were killed in an early morning apartment fire in Flatbush, Brooklyn, according to fire officials.
A man has been arrested for allegedly setting off illegal fireworks that burned down a home in the Flatlands neighborhood of Brooklyn.
Cleanup was underway Thursday at a multistory health club shuttered by the coronavirus pandemic that collapsed into a heap of rubble in Brooklyn a day earlier.
FDNY Fire Marshals have arrested two men they say were smuggling more than $6,000 worth of illegal fireworks.
Fireworks are illegal in New York but legal in nearby Pennsylvania, where several fireworks retailers are located near its borders with New Jersey and New York.
Police are investigating the body of a man found bound and burned on the side of the Hutchinson River Parkway in Pelham Bay.
A 20-year-old man has died after falling into the Hudson River in Manhattan.
Three paramedics and one EMT who work for the FDNY said the department punished them for speaking to media outlets during the coronavirus pandemic.
A boat caught fire off Staten Island with five people aboard, sending three to a hospital, the fire department said.
A fire burned at an apartment building in New York City.
If the federal government does not come to the rescue with financial assistance, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says that the city may be forced to lay off various city employees like police officers, firefighters, healthcare workers and more.
Thousands of America's first responders are sick. Dozens are dead. But many have recovered. And they're going back to work. Paramedic Alex Tull is one of them.
Thousands of America's first responders are sick. Dozens are dead. But many have recovered. And they're going back to work, some with a lingering cough and lost weight.
The new coronavirus doesn't care about a blue uniform or a shiny badge. Police, firefighters, paramedics and corrections officers are just a 911 call away from contracting COVID-19 and spreading it.
Jay-Natalie La Santa died on April 20 due to complications from coronavirus.
Another member of the FDNY has died with the coronavirus.
Bonilla arrives early for her 3 p.m. start time, but the crew using her ambulance was running late. A call at the end of their shift had kept them out longer than scheduled — a standard occurrence in recent weeks.
As New York City staggered through its deadliest week of the pandemic, its emergency response system and army of operators, dispatchers and ambulance crews is being pushed to the brink.
Before the pandemic swept in, America's biggest, loudest city often lived up to its own hype. Then the coronavirus all but shut it down, claiming lives from the Bronx to the Battery and beyond. Now the hush, whether at midnight or midday, is broken mostly by the wail of ambulances.
Travis Kessel loves his career in emergency services but now he worries about the toll the new coronavirus is taking on him and his colleagues.