Brooklyn Fires Rise in December. The FDNY tries to hold that number down, but could use some online muscle.
Pratt Institute students and faculty are finding ways to deal with the fire that destroyed years’ worth of student art early Friday morning.
Firefighters battled a four-alarm blaze early this morning at the main building of the Pratt Institute, the art school in Clinton Hill.
Brooklyn Judge Nicholas Garaufis has appointed Mark Cohen, a former federal prosecutor as special bias monitor for the FDNY. Cohen comes from the Manhattan firm Cohen & Gresser and will oversee hiring, training, and promotions of minorities in the nation’s largest fire department. As it currently stands, 93 percent of the agency’s 11,000 firefighters are […]
Richie Manetta of Brooklyn was one of those whose death is believed to have been caused by exposure to toxins at Ground Zero
The day started normally for Brian Kuntz, but that changed fast and forever.
A fire company in Bushwick, which lost six men in the Al Qaeda attack, has been replenished by military veterans On Sept. 11, 2001, Joshua Wiener was in the field with his Marine Corps regiment near California’s Yosemite Valley, where the men were training for wilderness warfare. While Wiener and his fellow Marines did not […]