Harlem Fire Breaks Out In High-Rise Building

Patch reports that residents of a 35-story apartment building in West Harlem were evacuated after afire broke out on the building’s 25th floor, an FDNY spokesman and local city councilman said. Continue Reading →

Firefighters Rescue Injured Man From Burning Washington Heights Apartment

Two firefighters, one with just a few months on the job, pulled a critically injured man from a burning Washington Heights apartment building Sunday night, an FDNY spokesman said. Continue Reading →

Uptown Fire Leaves One In Critical Condition

NY Daily News reports that a fire in a Washington Heights apartment building left one person critically injured Sunday night, FDNY officials said. Continue Reading →

Fire Breaks Out At Harlem Fairway

Patch reports that a fire broke out Thursday morning at the Harlem Fairway supermarket near the Hudson River, an FDNY spokesman said. Continue Reading →

Child Saves Family From Harlem Apartment Blaze

NY Daily News reports that a 4-year-old awoke and screamed “Fire!” — a cry in the night that may have made the difference between life and death for an East Harlem family. Continue Reading →

Woman Dies In Harlem High-Rise Fire

A 64-year-old woman died in a fire that broke out early Sunday in Harlem reported a source. Continue Reading →

Hamilton Heights Fire Engulfs Apartment Building

Patch reports that firefighters are battling a large rooftop blaze in the Hamilton Heights section of West Harlem, fire officials said. Four firefighters and one civilian suffered non life-threatening injuries while operating at the scene of the fire, officials said. Continue Reading →

Harlem Pre-K Didn’t Call 911 After Boy’s Death

ABC news reports that the FDNY confirmed Thursday that the Manhattan pre-K where a child suffered a fatal allergic reaction after eating a grilled cheese sandwich never called 911. Continue Reading →

NY’s Bravest FDNY Honors Harlem’s Bravest Girl Who Was Scalded In ‘Hot Water Challenge’

The NY Post reports that the 12-year-old Bronx girl who was doused with boiling water in a cruel social media stunt became an honorary member of New York’s Bravest on Thursday. Continue Reading →

Person Hospitalized After Being Struck By Car In East Harlem

A person was taken to the hospital after being struck by a car Thursday morning in East Harlem, an FDNY spokesman told Patch. Continue Reading →

Flames Engulf Car Outside Harlem Meer At Central Park

NY Daily News reports that a car erupted in flames just outside Harlem Meer at Central Park early Friday. Continue Reading →

First NYC EMT To Contract HIV On Duty To Be Memorialized In East Harlem

Harlem’s Tracy Allen Lee gave her life caring for sick strangers and then found herself abandoned by the city she sacrificed so much for. Continue Reading →

Harlem Cultural Archives: “Captain Charlie Roberto-FDNY,” Harlem NY (Full Video)

A great interview by the folks at Harlem Cultural Archives with Charlie Roberto, captain of the Ladder Company 26 at the Fire Department of New York FDNY. Continue Reading →

NY’s Finest, Turns Into NY’s Worst In Harlem (Video)

The NY Daily News reports that the NYPD is investigating a Youtube video that shows a cop dumping water on a grill at a sidewalk cookout — and sparking angry words from Harlem residents. Continue Reading →

Pedestrian Killed By Tour Bus In Harlem

CBS NY Local reports that a pedestrian was struck and killed by a tour bus in East Harlem Wednesday afternoon. Continue Reading →

FDNY Suspends Trains From Harlem To The Bronx

Due to FDNY activity, A train service is suspended between 125 Street and Inwood at 207 Street in both directions, and C train service is suspended between Euclid Avenue  and 168 Street in both directions. Continue Reading →

Two In Critical Condition After SUV And MTA Bus Collide In Harlem (Update)

A total of six people were injured, two of whom are in critical condition, after an SUV rear-ended an MTA bus in the area of 125th Street and Park Avenue in East Harlem, right near the Metro North train station, according to city fire and police officials. Continue Reading →

Pedestrians Struck In Harlem

Pedestrians have been struck in the area of 125th Street and Park Avenue in Harlem, right near the Metro North train station, according to the FDNY. Continue Reading →

Motorman Describes Fear, Panic Inside Derailed ‘A’ train In Harlem

There was panic and fear inside the ‘A’ train, but one motorman says he remained calm. In an exclusive TV interview, Christopher Miller admits he was scared, but he had a job to do. Continue Reading →

NY Superhero Saves Baby After Harlem Train Derailment

FDNY Emergency Medical Technician Tuanika Brown, who carried a baby to safety and tended to the baby’s mother after a subway train derailed off the tracks in Harlem. Continue Reading →