Update: NYC Urban Search And Recuse Team Activated To Assist In Hurricane Ida Response

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has activated Urban Search and Rescue – New York Task Force 1 to deploy 83 members to assist in Hurricane Ida response and recovery efforts in Louisiana. Continue Reading →


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Senators Kaplan And Biaggi Introduce Legislation Keeping Hate & Politics Off Of Public Property

State Senator Anna M. Kaplan (D-Great Neck) and State Senator Alessandra Biaggi (D-Bronx/Westchester) announced the introduction of legislation in the New York State Senate. Continue Reading →


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Fire Engulfs Longtime Children’s Clothing Store 125th Street In Harlem

A massive fire tore through a longtime Harlem children’s clothing store Sunday evening, drawing hundreds of firefighters to 125th Street to battle the blaze for about three hours, city fire officials said. Continue Reading →


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Fire Commissioner Nigro Announces Fire Deaths Drop In 2019 From Harlem To Hollis

Fire Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro today announced the city had 66 civilian fire deaths in 2019, 25% fewer deaths than in 2018, when 88 people lost their lives in fires. Continue Reading →


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NYC Emergency Management Hosts Disaster Simulation Exercise For CERT Team Uptown

The New York City Emergency Management Department hosted a disaster simulation exercise for Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) trainees at George Washington High School in Inwood on Wednesday, November 20, 2019.

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FDNY Lieutenant Sues Department Over Racial Discrimination After Event In Harlem

A white firefighter has sued the FDNY after claiming he was barred from participating in a color guard ceremony honoring deceased members of the Vulcan Society — a fraternal organization of black firefighters in Harlem. Continue Reading →


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