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 →

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 →

Fire Department Coffee’s Burning Support For The Firefighter From Harlem To Hollywood

Firefighters from Harlem to Hollywood are 14% more likely of dying from cancer than the general population, according to research by the CDC/National Institute for Occupational Health and Safety (NIOSH). Continue Reading →

Car Fire Snarls Traffic On FDR Drive From 96th To 116th Street This Morning

A car fire that broke out on FDR Drive on Monday caused delays during the morning commute reports Patch. Continue Reading →

Lawyer Wants FDNY Chief’s Retirement Halted For Probe In Harlem Hollywood Fire

Patch reports that the lawyer representing a city fire marshal who claims the FDNY covered up the cause of a deadly Harlem fire to protect Hollywood filmmakers.

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NYCity Owned Mount Ararat Baptist Church Collapses In Harlem

Patch reports that the back of a Harlem church building collapsed Thursday, an FDNY spokesman said. Continue Reading →


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