FDNY answers call for safety in Ozone Park amid rash of blazes started by kids playing with fire
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After three major fires across New York City over the last two weeks — one of them in Queens Village — FDNY Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro visited Ozone Park for an FDNY fire safety event on Monday to teach children the dangers of playing with fire. Each of the fires were started by unsupervised children […]

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Corona firefighter sustains critical arm injury while relocating to the Bronx
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A Corona firefighter was critically injured after the firetruck he was riding was involved in an accident in the Bronx on Tuesday afternoon. Firefighter Sean O’Rourke, 44, of Ladder Company 138 was relocating with other firefighters from Queens to cover for a Bronx firehouse while the Bronx firefighters were responding to a nearby fire within a two-story apartment building located at 636 […]

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Woman gives birth to a baby boy on an MTA bus in Jamaica
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It wasn’t a scene from TV comedy series Jane the Virgin, but real life when a mother gave birth on an MTA bus in Queens yesterday. The mother went into labor during rush hour, at about 6:15 p.m., while riding a Q9 bus in Jamaica, FDNY spokesperson said. The bus pulled over at on the corner of […]

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Raging five-alarm fire in Sunnyside destroys a furniture factory and injuries four firefighters
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After a three-alarm fire decimated a supermarket in Whitestone Tuesday night, Queens experienced another major fire Wednesday night when a furniture warehouse in Sunnyside went ablaze. The fire started at about 7:20 p.m. at a warehouse belonging to New York Custom Interior Millwork Corp located at 43-34 37th St., the Fire Department reported. The fire quickly spread, likely fueled by wood, […]

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Three Queens teenagers attempt to burglarize a fire house in Jackson Heights
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Firefighters risk their lives daily for the public, but three teens don’t seem to appreciate that. On Monday, Aug. 1, at around 2 a.m, three teenagers from Queens attempted to burglarize the FDNY firehouse in Jackson Heights while firefighters were responding to an emergency call. A fire truck left the fire house at 81-17 Northern Blvd. with […]

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