Celebrate Memorial Day at parades and vigils in Queens neighborhoods this weekend
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Queens communities will commemorate Memorial Day in grand style with a host of parades and memorial vigils scheduled for this weekend, including America’s largest Memorial Day parade in Little Neck/Douglaston. All are invited to participate in the various events honoring those who served in defense of the country through the years. Among the events are the […]

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A fire in Jackson Heights injured seven people, two critically

Several people suffered minor and critical injuries after a fire blazed through a three-story home in Jackson Heights on Saturday morning. Firefighters responded to a fire that may have started on the first floor of an attached apartment building, located at 69-12 31st Ave., around 6:40 a.m. Nearly 60 firefighters and 12 fire units responded and FDNY […]

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138 firefighters respond to a house fire in Jamaica this morning
Photo courtesy of FDNY

A three-alarm fire broke out in Jamaica this Monday morning, according to the FDNY. The fire began inside a home at 175-01 Liberty Ave. at about 9:20 a.m., a FDNY spokesperson said. According to the FDNY Twitter page, both the first and second floors were on fire. The fire came under control at 10:56 a.m. after […]

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A 5-year-old hero from Corona saves her mother’s life during a seizure
Photo sent by Maria Giraldo

A courageous 5-year-old girl helped save her mother’s life earlier this month after she suffered a seizure in their Corona apartment. According to the Fire Department (FDNY), little lifesaver Isabella Rodriguez sprang into action by calling a 911 operator at 8:36 p.m. on April 7 and remained on the line until the FDNY and police officers arrived at their apartment. Maria Giraldo […]

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St. Albans house fire killed a 52-year-old retired firefighter
Photo: Google Maps

A middle-aged man died after a house fire broke in St. Albans yesterday morning. Twelve FDNY units responded to an emergency call at 9:16 a.m. on Monday, April 18. Upon arrival at 205-16 113th Rd., the emergency units observed heavy fire at the second floor of a two-story residential house. The blaze, which was classified as a […]

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