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Tonight: Greenfield, Treyger And FDNY Sponsor Fire Safety Seminar

In the wake of the tragic Midwood fire that killed seven siblings more than a week ago, City Councilmen David Greenfield and Mark Treyger...

Borough President Wants Brooklyn Burn Center Following Midwood Blaze

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams yesterday launched a campaign to establish a burn center in the city's most populous borough - and pledged funds for promising...

Neighbors Mourn Death Of Seven Children In Midwood Fire

Neighbors and community leaders gathered at 3371 Bedford Avenue yesterday evening, the site of a Saturday morning fire that claimed the lives of seven...

Mill Basin Fire: Six Firefighters Injured, Three Homes Burned

A four-alarm fire swept through three homes in Mill Basin yesterday afternoon, injuring six firefighters. The fire began at 2220 National Drive at approximately 2:19pm,...

Maria Vinograndova, 86, Killed By Nightgown Blaze

An elderly neighbor died in a tragic accident Tuesday night after her nightgown caught fire while she was cooking. The Daily News reports: The 87-year-old woman, identified...

What’s With All The Manhole Explosions? Con Edison Explains

Following three manhole fires in Park Slope in the past week (if not four, as a neighbor noted in the comments), as well as the...

What’s With All The Manhole Explosions? Con Edison Explains

Following three manhole fires in Park Slope in the past week (if not four, as a neighbor noted in the comments), as well as the...

Underground Electrical Fire Spews Smoke Across Avenue Z, Near East 14th...

Morning commuters were treated to a view of a plume of smoke rising out of a grate and stretching across Avenue Z today, after...

Teen Wanted For Setting Fire To Bushes Of Marine Park Home

Cops are turning to the public to identify an arsonist caught on camera setting fire to bushes in front of a Marine Park Home. The...

Three-Alarm Fire Destroys Commercial Building On Stillwell Avenue & Surf Avenue

Officials are investigating a three-alarm fire that ripped through a commercial building near Luna Park in Coney Island last night. The blaze started at a grocery store at...

Early Morning Fire Claims Life Of 66-Year-Old Shewming Seto On East...

A fire ripped through a two-story semi-detached house in Marine Park early this morning, killing the 66-year-old homeowner. First responders rushed to the scene of the...

Bensonhurst Park Restrooms Bombed Out From Halloween Fire

An early afternoon fire destroyed the restrooms on the corner of Cropsey Avenue and Bay Parkway in Bensonhurst Park on Friday, October 31. All units were called in...

Fire In Progress At The Brooklyn Navy Yard (Updated)

https://twitter.com/Willihock/status/507934811923959808 Update: The FDNY has classified the fire as under control. No injuries have been reported. https://twitter.com/5THINGSaDAY/status/507922598861504513 Earlier: The FDNY is currently working to get a fire at the Brooklyn...

Lawyer: Cops Forced Teen To Confess To Setting Coney Island Fire...

The confession offered by 16-year-old Marcell Dockery was coerced by cops who "broke him the same way prisoners of war are broken," according to...

Lawyer: Cops Forced Teen To Confess To Setting Coney Island Fire...

The confession offered by 16-year-old Marcell Dockery was coerced by cops who "broke him the same way prisoners of war are broken," according to...