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Fires

  1. natural disasters
    The California Wildfires Death Count Rises to 65Hundreds of thousands of people have had to evacuate, and a number of celebrities have lost their homes to the fires.
  2. terrible news
    Fire Closes Beloved Cocktail Bar the Dead Rabbit ‘Until Further Notice’“Several of our kitchen staff members were on site and had the presence of mind to shut off the gas before exiting the premises,” the partners write.
  3. terrible news
    Franklin Barbecue, America’s Best Smokehouse, Has Closed After Catching FireNobody was hurt, but the owner says he isn’t sure when they’ll reopen.
  4. who among us?
    Woman Accidentally Sets Apartment on Fire While Trying to Kill BugIt happens.
  5. 14-Year-Old Arrested for Arson at 167-Year-Old Manhattan SynagogueThough authorities say it appears to be arson, they are not investigating this as a hate crime.
  6. yikes
    One of the Halal Guys’ Midtown Carts Exploded This MorningThe propane tanks combusted, but thankfully nobody got hurt.
  7. temporary closings
    5-Alarm Fire Forces Acclaimed Queens Restaurant to Temporarily ShutterLake Pavilion, one of New York’s best Chinese restaurants, will undergo “major renovations.”
  8. fires
    A 3-Alarm Fire Broke Out at a Times Square Restaurant This MorningThere were 140 firefighters on the scene this morning.
  9. Fire Forces Caracas Arepa Bar to Close East Village Restaurant IndefinitelyAn owner says there’s no timetable for a return, but a nearby takeout annex remains open.
  10. Fire Under Metro-North Tracks in Harlem Causes Major Commuter HeadachesLimited service has since been restored.
  11. The Chain Gang
    A Fire Broke Out at the TGI Fridays in Union SquareThe FDNY tweeted that the situation is “under control.”
  12. Some Fear Church Fire Was Part of AttackThe FDNY says the fire wasn’t suspicious.
  13. Could the Dubai Skyscraper Fire Happen in New York?We asked our local investigators.
  14. Huge Fire Sweeps Through Hotel Near World’s Tallest Building in DubaiThe New Year’s Eve festivities are supposed to proceed as planned. 
  15. Two Dead After Fire at Williamsburg Apartment BuildingAt least ten people have been left homeless by the huge fire.
  16. 7 Children Die in Brooklyn House FireBecause of a malfunctioning hot plate.
  17. No Casualties Reported in Massive Dubai Skyscraper Fire The photos are pretty crazy.
  18. It Might Take a Week to Fully Extinguish the Williamsburg Warehouse FireThe blaze started on Saturday morning.
  19. The Williamsburg Fire Is Still BurningHundreds of members of the FDNY fought the blaze overnight.
  20. FDNY Fighting Massive Fire in Williamsburg [Updated]The blaze has engulfed a building on the Williamsburg waterfront.
  21. NYU Arsonist’s Lawyer Says Victim ‘Participated’The 19-year-old was said to be asleep when the fire was started.
  22. Nice Doggy Probably Didn’t Mean to Set the House on Fire Same goes for the laptop.
  23. Fire at 30 Rockefeller Plaza Observation Deck Injures 6A camera burst into flames.
  24. neighborhood news
    Three-Alarm Fire Delights Midtown TouristsMeanwhile, a person who works in the building called it “hell.”
  25. At Least 34 Injured in Huge Staten Island FireA few heroes among them. 
  26. 911 Dispatchers Suspended Over Delayed Response to Deadly FireAn ambulance did not arrive on the scene until 21 minutes after the first 911 call.
  27. FDNY Looking Into Slow Response to Deadly Far Rockaway FireIt took 21 minutes for EMS teams to arrive.
  28. Someone Keeps Setting Fires at Brooklyn Churches One a day for three days, so far.
  29. Teen Who Started Fire That Killed NYPD Officer Charged With MurderMarcell Dockery also faces charges of assault, reckless endangerment, and arson.
  30. Two NYPD Officers Injured in Williamsburg FireLess than a week after the same thing happened on Coney Island. 
  31. Two NYPD Officers Critically Injured While Responding to a Fire They got stuck in a smoky elevator.
  32. Firefighters Spent All Night Battling Greenpoint BlazeThe four-alarm fire lasted from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.
  33. Angry Boyfriend Sets Fire to Brooklyn Apartment Full of Sleeping ChildrenThey all survived.
  34. Two East Harlem Buildings Collapse After Explosion and Fire [Updated]Two people were killed.
  35. Dark Night of the Knish
    NYC’s Square-Knish Shortage Ends MondayGabila’s may turn out a quarter-million bad boys next week.
  36. One Person Dies After Three-Alarm High-Rise Fire [Updated]A smoke-filled stairwell was blamed.
  37. Chemistry Experiment Fireball Injures Upper West Side High School Students Every teacher’s nightmare.
  38. Rikers Mattress Fire Sends Fourteen Staffers to HospitalAll for smoke inhalation.
  39. Make a Knish
    Knish Shortage Has Stopgap SolutionMake your own.
  40. Bronx Apartment Fire Kills Three Young Children [Updated]The Friday night blaze is preliminarily being blamed on candles.
  41. Coney Island Squares
    Factory Fire Threatens New York City’s Precious Square Knish SupplyJust hold on.
  42. Fire at Staten Island Catholic School Investigated As Possible Hate CrimeA nun had to jump out of a window.
  43. Really Terrible Hotel Security Guard Arrested for Starting Fires So he would have less work to do.
  44. Jersey Shore Boardwalk Fire Probably Caused by Hurricane SandyIt was an electrical wiring problem.
  45. Three Bodies Found in Burned-Out Bronx BuildingA demolition crew made the grisly discovery.
  46. Christie Pledges $15 Million in Aid for Boardwalk Businesses Meanwhile, the investigation into the cause of the fire continues.
  47. ‘Suspicious’ New Jersey Boardwalk Fire Under InvestigationPolice are asking for photos and videos as they piece together what may have started the six-alarm blaze.
  48. New Jersey Boardwalk Fire Devastated Area for a Second TimeI feel like I want to throw up,” said Chris Christie.
  49. Feds Don’t Know What Caused the Rim Fire, But Rule Out Pot GrowA local fire chief started the rumor.
  50. Workers Missing, Injured in Florida Propane Plant Explosion [Updated]Unknown injuries in a big explosion.
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