Van Bursts into Flames in Central Park

An electrical fire in a Central Park Conservancy van sent plumes of smoke into the air early Wednesday mor … Read the rest of this entry >>

Animal-Lovers Scramble to Rescue Cats as Feline Nonprofit Burns

A fire on Sunday left the owner of a cat rescue group in a scary situation. Bunny Hofberg runs Frankie's Fund For Feline Care and Rescue, a nonprofit … Read the rest of this entry >>

Ambulance and Five Other Vehicles Burst Into Flames on 73rd

Fire consumed six vehicles, including a Mount Sinai ambulance, on the Upper West Side around midnight on Tue … Read the rest of this entry >>

Police Truck Catches Fire in Columbus Circle

A police truck transporting metal barriers caught on fire early on Thursday morning, causing smoke to billow throughout the are … Read the rest of this entry >>

Fire at 96th Street Subway Station Sparks Panicked Rush to Exits

A fire that broke out under the Broadway subway line on Wednesday caused commuters to run out of the station around 4:30 p.m., leaving their possessions be … Read the rest of this entry >>

Fire at Central Park West Building May Have Begun in Vacant Apartment

A fire broke out in a 15th floor apartment at 225 Central Park West between 82nd and 83rd Streets on Wednesday n … Read the rest of this entry >>

Two Injured in Fire at Hotel des Artistes

A fire broke out on Saturday afternoon in a seventh floor duplex apartment at the Hotel des Artistes at 1 West 67th Street. No building residents sust … Read the rest of this entry >>

Fire Breaks Out at The Majestic

A fire broke out in a second floor apartment at the Majestic, an historic building at 8 West 72nd Street on Friday morning, and it was raging as of about 10:30 … Read the rest of this entry >>

Postal Truck Engulfed in Flames on Amsterdam Avenue

A mail truck on Amsterdam Avenue and 86th Street was consumed by flames around 2:30 p.m. on Friday afternoon. "It now has turned into quite the s … Read the rest of this entry >>

Car Bursts into Flames on Columbus Avenue

A car parked in front of 610 Columbus Avenue near 90th Street burst into flames on Thursday around 1 p.m., according to FDNY. No on … Read the rest of this entry >>

Major Fire at Old-School Broadway Diner

A fire late on Monday at 2664 Broadway, the 10-story building near 101st Street housing the Broadway Diner, brought a large FDNY response and ap … Read the rest of this entry >>

Five People Injured in Fire on 84th Street

Five people were injured in a fire on 84th Street and West End Avenue on Wednesday, with three going to the hosp … Read the rest of this entry >>

Van Bursts Into Flames Off of Central Park West

A vehicle in an outdoor parking lot next to 372 Central Park West at 97th Street caught on fire around 5 p.m. on Sunday, sending flames into the … Read the rest of this entry >>

What to Do When Your ‘Fireproof’ Building Catches Fire

A building once advertised as "fireproof" was engulfed in flames earlier this month, and now fire officials want residents to know what … Read the rest of this entry >>

3 Injured in Fire on West End Avenue Early Wednesday

Three firefighters were injured in a blaze that started on the top floor of the 13-story building at 924 West End Avenue, near 105th St … Read the rest of this entry >>

Burnt-Out Cables Cause Smoky Fire and Brief Outages on 79th Street

Cables burning underground caused a smoky fire on Sunday on 79th Street between Amsterdam Avenue and Broadway, and caused some customers on the block to part … Read the rest of this entry >>

Car Fire on Central Park West Shoots Flames Into the Air

A car's engine caught fire, causing the vehicle to burst into flames on Friday morning on Central Park West between 108th and 109th Str … Read the rest of this entry >>

Lenwich Sandwich Shop Closed After Fire

The Lenwich sandwich shop on Columbus Avenue between 82nd and 83rd Street was closed after a fire late on S … Read the rest of this entry >>


The cables that burned under 71st and Broadway last week, causing hundreds of people to lose power, were piled on the street nearby on Tuesday mor … Read the rest of this entry >>


Several streets -- including all Northbound traffic on Amsterdam from 65th to 72nd Street -- remained closed on Friday morning after a major underground … Read the rest of this entry >>