Fire Consumes West 62nd Street Apartment

Heavy smoke poured from a fourth-floor apartment at 249 W. 62nd Street near West End Avenue on Wednesday afternoon around 1:52 p … Read the rest of this entry >>

Eyewitness Account: The Great Parrot Rescue of West 87th Street

With falling rent prices, parrots are making the move to NYC’s Upper West Side, bringing vibrancy and color to the neighborhood. Residents and tourists alike strolling around 87th Street and Colum … Read the rest of this entry >>

Woman Dies in Apartment Fire on Columbus and 101st Street

A 72-year-old woman died tragically in a fire on Wednesday night at around 10 p.m., inside an apartment building at 845 Columbus A … Read the rest of this entry >>

Three Injured in Morning Fire at 65 Central Park West

A fire broke out on a high floor at 65 Central Park West on Wednesday at around 9:30 a.m., the FDNY reported. Twenty … Read the rest of this entry >>

Fire on 91st Street Started in Garbage Chute, Officials Say

A fire on Friday at 120 West 91st Street started after someone tossed a lit cigarette down a garbage chute, according to Borough Pres … Read the rest of this entry >>

Two Early Morning Fires Hit the Neighborhood

Two fires were reported on the Upper West Side early Thursday morning, though no one has been reported inj … Read the rest of this entry >>

12 Injured in Fire on Riverside Drive

Seven civilians and five firefighters were reported injured in an apartment fire at 98 Riverside Drive off of 82nd Street early on Thur … Read the rest of this entry >>

Two Workers Saved from Dangling Scaffolding in Dramatic Rescue

A man and woman who had been working on the facade at 230 West 78th Street dangled precariously to the building when one side of the scaffo … Read the rest of this entry >>

Fire at West End Avenue Assisted Living Center

Emergency fire and rescue vehicles took over West End Avenue between 74th and 75th Streets Sunday afternoon around 1:40pm, answering an "all-hands" call for a fire at 305 West End Assisted Liv … Read the rest of this entry >>

Youth Counselor Wiped Out and Left Homeless by 101st Street Fire; ‘Reaching Out to My Community for Help’

Last week, a three-alarm fire brought 138 firefighters and EMS personnel to 241 West 101st Street, near Broadway. Seven people were injured. Anthony Trotter, a 26-year … Read the rest of this entry >>

Falling Tree Hits Person on West End Avenue

Winds have been very high on Monday, and the storm appears to have felled a tree on West End Avenue between 66th and 69th St … Read the rest of this entry >>

Two Injured in Chair Fire on 68th Street

A chair caught fire in a sixth-floor apartment at 25 West 68th Street early Monday, drawing a large response from FDNY and resulting in two inju … Read the rest of this entry >>

Yogi the Firehouse Dog, Named for 9/11 Hero, Dies At 15

Yogi, the beloved mascot of FDNY Engine Company 74 on West 83rd Street, has died, according to firefighters at the station. The Dalmatian wa … Read the rest of this entry >>

Fire Draws Large Emergency Response on 67th Street

A late-night high-rise fire brought out a large FDNY response, but thankfully no one was injured. The fire was on the top floor of the 26-story apartment building … Read the rest of this entry >>

A Cat’s Tale: Down From the Tree, But Still Lost in the City

There are conflicting reports about the conclusion of the tale of the cat that was caught in a tree for at least two days on West 89th Street between Columbus and Amst … Read the rest of this entry >>

On September 11, An Emotional Memory

The newest class of FDNY firefighters lined up at the Fireman's Memorial in Riverside Park on Wednesday morning, 18 years after 343 firefighters per … Read the rest of this entry >>

Smoking Manhole Leads to Power Outage; Let Us Know About Power Problems Through Heatwave

FDNY responded to a smoking manhole at 461 Central Park West (106th Street) this morning at 4:09 a.m., FDNY officials said … Read the rest of this entry >>

Trash Can, Ablaze

This morning, New York Times reporter Katie Rosman saw a trash can in flames at 77th Street and Broa … Read the rest of this entry >>

Fire During Palm Sunday Service Damages Items at Cathedral of St. John the Divine

As the parishioners gathered at the historic Cathedral of Saint John the Divine on Palm Sunday, a fire broke out in one of the basement storage … Read the rest of this entry >>

City Approves 775-Foot Tower on 66th Street; Opponents ‘Resolved to Fight On’

The Department of Buildings (DOB) has approved Extell’s revised plans for a 775-foot residential skyscraper at 50 West 66th Street, saying they now comply … Read the rest of this entry >>

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