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 >>

FRIED ELECTRICAL CABLES PULLED FROM THE WRECKAGE BELOW 71ST STREET; GENERATORS POWERING 2 BUILDINGS

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 BLOCKS CLOSED AS CON ED WORKS TO RESTORE POWER AND FIX DAMAGE FROM FIRE

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 >>

E’S BAR ANNOUNCES REOPENING DATE AND FIRE FUNDRAISER

e's Bar on Amsterdam Avenue between 84th and 85th Street, which sustained major water damage in a February fire, is set to reopen on May 24. And th … Read the rest of this entry >>

JACOB’S PICKLES HOLDS FUNDRAISER FOR FIRE VICTIMS, HOPES TO REOPEN BY SUMMER

Friends, family and foodies flocked to Maison Pickle Wednesday night for a charity event supporting the displaced families of 509-511 Amsterdam. The four-alarm … Read the rest of this entry >>

JACOB’S PICKLES, STILL CLOSED AFTER FIRE, TO HOLD SPECIAL FUNDRAISER

Jacob's Pickles, among the most popular restaurants in the neighborhood, remains closed more than a month after a devastating fire at 509-511 Amsterdam Avenue be … Read the rest of this entry >>

GIRLS FROM MANHATTAN COUNTRY SCHOOL RAISE HUNDREDS FOR FIRE VICTIMS THROUGH BAKE SALE

Five girls from Manhattan Country School at 150 West 85th Street, organized a bake sale on March 23 to benefit the victims of the February 24th fire … Read the rest of this entry >>

DEVASTATING FIRE ABOVE JACOB’S PICKLES LEAVES FAMILY HOMELESS: ‘DON’T GO TO A SHELTER. YOU HAVE US.’

It was Friday February 24, just before 6 p.m. Nadja Johnson, 45, and her daughters, Lila, 6, and Yasmin (Yaya), 4, were in their second-floor r … Read the rest of this entry >>

4 INJURED IN FIRE ON 61ST STREET; ANOTHER BLAZE ON 89TH

Four people, including two children, were injured in a fire at 249 West 61st Street early Thursday morning. The fire broke out on the first … Read the rest of this entry >>

AMID MASSIVE AMSTERDAM AVENUE FIRE, HEROIC BAR EMPLOYEES RACED TO FIND A BOY UPSTAIRS

The FDNY arrived at last Friday night’s four-alarm fire on Amsterdam Avenue, between 84th and 85th streets, in roughly three to five minutes, but … Read the rest of this entry >>

ONE INJURED IN FIRE AT TRUMP HOTEL

One person was injured early Friday morning in a fire in a 47th floor unit at the Trump International Hotel at 60th Street and Central Park … Read the rest of this entry >>

SEVEN INJURED AS 4-ALARM FIRE TEARS THROUGH AMSTERDAM AVENUE BUILDING; JACOB’S PICKLES TEMPORARILY CLOSED

Six firefighters and a civilian were injured in a massive fire at 511 Amsterdam Avenue between 84th and 85th Street on Friday n … Read the rest of this entry >>

87-YEAR-OLD DIES IN COLUMBUS AVENUE FIRE

An 87-year-old woman died early Thursday in a fire in her 5th floor apartment at 595 Columbus Avenue between 88th and 89th Streets. "It looks … Read the rest of this entry >>

ENORMOUS PILE OF DEBRIS WAS TOSSED FROM BURNING APARTMENT

Boxes, pillows, clothing and dozens of other items littered the area around 640 West End Avenue on Wednesday, a day after firefig … Read the rest of this entry >>

LARGE RESPONSE TO FIRE AT 91ST STREET AND WEST END

A fire at 640 West End Avenue at 91st Street on Tuesday afternoon brought a large FDNY res … Read the rest of this entry >>

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