19 people injured, including a firefighter, in Brooklyn apartment building fire

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN (WABC) — Nineteen people were injured, including a firefighter, in a blaze Saturday night in a Downtown Brooklyn apartment building. The fire at the Farragut Houses at 111 Bridge St. began shortly after 11p.m. in a third-floor compactor chute, Sixty firefighters responded to the fire, which was brought under control just before 12:30 … Read more

12 Seriously Injured in Overnight Trash Chute Fire at Brooklyn Housing Complex

At least a dozen people were seriously injured after the trash chute inside a Brooklyn building caught fire overnight, city officials reported. The first 911 call came into the FDNY shortly after 11 p.m. Saturday for a fire in the Bridge Street building, the department said. Multiple units rushed to the Farragut Houses, a NYCHA … Read more

Fire tears through Bronx home in Morrisania leaving 3 injured

MORRISANIA, The Bronx (WABC) — Three people were injured in an overnight house fire in the Morrisania neighborhood of the Bronx. The fire broke out inside a home on Ritter Place just after 2:30 a.m. Friday morning morning. Two people were rushed to Harlem Hospital with one in critical condition. Another resident was treated at … Read more

2 dead, 2 critically hurt in Thanksgiving morning apartment fire in Bronx

MORRIS HEIGHTS, Bronx (WABC) — Two people, a 20-year-old woman and a 60-year-old man, have died from injuries suffered in an early Thanksgiving morning kitchen fire in the Bronx. Two other women, ages 62 and 63, remain in critical condition at area hospitals. The fire broke out in a second floor apartment on Harrison Avenue … Read more

Mother, 2 daughters jump to safety to escape Bronx house fire

HUNTS POINT, Bronx (WABC) — Several people were injured, including four firefighters, after a fire broke out a home in the Bronx Wednesday. The fire started around 4:30 p.m. at a three-family home located at 746 Manida Street in the Hunts Point section. “The flames were coming out the windows and it was really, really … Read more

Families of fallen FDNY firefighters treated to FAO Schwarz shopping spree

MIDTOWN EAST, Manhattan (WABC) — It has become a holiday tradition to show kindness and love to families that have made the ultimate sacrifice for the safety and well-being of others. Families of fallen New York City firefighters were treated to a shopping spree at FAO Schwarz. The event was hosted by the FDNY Uniformed … Read more

Tenants Angry for Answers From Management as NYC High-Rise Injury Count Hits 46

What to Know The patient count jumped again on Monday, with city officials announcing a total of 46 civilians, firefighters and police officers were injured Officials were looking into whether the 37-story apartment building had a fire alarm, whether any doors were left open, and other questions Neighbors have started raising funds for tenants living … Read more

EMT Battles Back From Career-Ending Crash Caused by Lying Drunk Driver

Wheeled out to a thunderous applause, Ashley Diaz finally left a Staten Island hospital nearly two months after a drunk driver altered the course of the EMT’s life forever. Diaz was getting into her car, parked right outside her home, when an out-of-control driver slammed into the off-duty EMT back on Sept. 15. Her brother … Read more

NYC Probes Battery-Linked Fire Resulting in Rare Rope Rescue

What to Know In an updated patient count, the Fire Department said Sunday that a total of 43 civilians, firefighters and police officers were injured Officials were looking into whether the 37-story apartment building had a fire alarm, whether any doors were left open, and other questions Authorities have pinpointed the cause of the blaze … Read more

38 injured in high-rise fire in Midtown sparked by a lithium-ion battery, FDNY says

TURTLE BAY, Manhattan (WABC) — The FDNY says a lithium-ion battery sparked a fire in a Midtown Manhattan high-rise that trapped residents Saturday morning, injuring 38 people, two with life-threatening injuries. Around 10:30 a.m., fire officials received multiple calls about flames on the 20th floor of a high-rise. The FDNY says most of the 38 … Read more