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.
Firefighters applauded healthcare workers across New York City as part of a show of solidarity for emergency services workers battling the coronavirus pandemic. Credit: FDNY via Storyful
The FDNY has announced that Deputy Chief Inspector Syed Rahman, 59, died this week due to the coronavirus.
The strain being placed on EMTs and paramedics is being called “unprecedented,” as the number of confirmed cases and hospitalizations due to the coronavirus in New York City continues to increase.
Four women were killed in a late night fire sparked inside a neighbor's apartment in the Concourse section of the Bronx, according to the FDNY.
The victims were neighbors at 1560 Grand Concourse.
At least one person is dead after a fire inside the West 110th Street subway station in Manhattan.
At least one person was killed in a fire at the West 110th Street station in Manhattan.
46 members of the FDNY have tested positive for the coronavirus as of Monday, according to the fire commissioner.