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Fires

  1. temporary closings
    The Restaurant Weathered Lockdown. Then Came the Fire.Now chef Sam Yoo is raising money to help pay staff and cover the costs of repairs.
  2. climate
    California’s Largest-Ever Wildfire Is Now a ‘Gigafire’The August complex fire has now engulfed over 1 million acres.
  3. first person
    Rosemary Will Never Smell the SameWe wanted to believe that simmering herbs could protect our lungs from the wildfire smoke.
  4. fires
    Some Wildfires on the West Coast Are Getting Even WorseThe Bobcat Fire in Southern California is now only 3 percent contained.
  5. wildfires
    How Does This Keep Happening?Once again, a gender-reveal explosion has set off a massive wildfire, this time in California.
  6. ecological disasters
    The Fires in Brazil Are Just As Bad This YearHuge swaths of the Amazon continue to burn.
  7. climate
    Yet Again, Wildfires Are Ravaging CaliforniaA collision of extreme weather conditions are creating an unprecedented fire season in the Golden State.
  8. life after warming
    California Has Australian Problems NowThe extreme wildfires the state is battling are apocalyptic heralds of climate change. And the scariest part is that they could be worse.
  9. psa
    Britney Spears Says She Burned Down Her Home GymPlease be very careful with your exercise candles.
  10. power
    Meanwhile, a Huge Forest Fire Is Approaching ChernobylIn the past week, the fire has burned through more than 8,600 acres, and radiation levels in the area are spiking.
  11. feature
    A Year’s Diary of Climate ReckoningSome scientists say the best way to combat climate change is to talk about it. For 2019, my New Year’s resolution was to do just that.
  12. how to help
    How to Help Fight the Australia FiresAdopt a koala, donate to on-the-ground organizations, and more.
  13. australia
    It’s Not Too Late to Save the Koalas!Though the koala population is in decline, researchers say we shouldn’t give up hope.
  14. france
    French President Macron Vows to Rebuild the Notre-Dame in Five YearsThe historic cathedral suffered immense damage from the fire.
  15. notre-dame
    Notre-Dame Cathedral Will Survive Fire With Major LossesThe medieval Catholic cathedral will reportedly survive the fire, but with catastrophic losses to the building’s interior and exterior.
  16. notre-dame
    On the Once and Future Notre-DameShould we leave it a ruin? Put it back as it was in the 19th century? The 13th? Yesterday? Or reimagine it anew?
  17. crime
    Here’s the Gender-Reveal Stunt That Started a Massive WildfireIt’s a boy!
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. urban planning
    A Year Has Passed Since the Grenfell Tower Fire. It Could Happen Again Anytime.This was murder by negligent bureaucracy. Preventing the next one begins with stronger regulation.
  21. 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.
  22. who among us?
    Woman Accidentally Sets Apartment on Fire While Trying to Kill BugIt happens.
  23. landmarks
    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.
  24. yikes
    One of the Halal Guys’ Midtown Carts Exploded This MorningThe propane tanks combusted, but thankfully nobody got hurt.
  25. 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.”
  26. fires
    A 3-Alarm Fire Broke Out at a Times Square Restaurant This MorningThere were 140 firefighters on the scene this morning.
  27. 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.
  28. metro-north
    Fire Under Metro-North Tracks in Harlem Causes Major Commuter HeadachesLimited service has since been restored.
  29. The Chain Gang
    A Fire Broke Out at the TGI Fridays in Union SquareThe FDNY tweeted that the situation is “under control.”
  30. cathedral of saint sava
    Some Fear Church Fire Was Part of AttackThe FDNY says the fire wasn’t suspicious.
  31. Could the Dubai Skyscraper Fire Happen in New York?We asked our local investigators.
  32. bad things
    Huge Fire Sweeps Through Hotel Near World’s Tallest Building in DubaiThe New Year’s Eve festivities are supposed to proceed as planned. 
  33. fires
    Two Dead After Fire at Williamsburg Apartment BuildingAt least ten people have been left homeless by the huge fire.
  34. tragedies
    7 Children Die in Brooklyn House FireBecause of a malfunctioning hot plate.
  35. fires
    No Casualties Reported in Massive Dubai Skyscraper Fire The photos are pretty crazy.
  36. fires
    It Might Take a Week to Fully Extinguish the Williamsburg Warehouse FireThe blaze started on Saturday morning.
  37. fires
    The Williamsburg Fire Is Still BurningHundreds of members of the FDNY fought the blaze overnight.
  38. fires
    FDNY Fighting Massive Fire in Williamsburg [Updated]The blaze has engulfed a building on the Williamsburg waterfront.
  39. crimes and misdemeanors
    NYU Arsonist’s Lawyer Says Victim ‘Participated’The 19-year-old was said to be asleep when the fire was started.
  40. puppies!!!!!!
    Nice Doggy Probably Didn’t Mean to Set the House on Fire Same goes for the laptop.
  41. scary things
    Fire at 30 Rockefeller Plaza Observation Deck Injures 6A camera burst into flames.
  42. neighborhood news
    Three-Alarm Fire Delights Midtown TouristsMeanwhile, a person who works in the building called it “hell.”
  43. very sad things
    At Least 34 Injured in Huge Staten Island FireA few heroes among them. 
  44. very sad things
    911 Dispatchers Suspended Over Delayed Response to Deadly FireAn ambulance did not arrive on the scene until 21 minutes after the first 911 call.
  45. very sad things
    FDNY Looking Into Slow Response to Deadly Far Rockaway FireIt took 21 minutes for EMS teams to arrive.
  46. crimes and misdemeanors
    Someone Keeps Setting Fires at Brooklyn Churches One a day for three days, so far.
  47. crimes and misdemeanors
    Teen Who Started Fire That Killed NYPD Officer Charged With MurderMarcell Dockery also faces charges of assault, reckless endangerment, and arson.
  48. fires
    Two NYPD Officers Injured in Williamsburg FireLess than a week after the same thing happened on Coney Island. 
  49. accidents
    Two NYPD Officers Critically Injured While Responding to a Fire They got stuck in a smoky elevator.
  50. neighborhood news
    Firefighters Spent All Night Battling Greenpoint BlazeThe four-alarm fire lasted from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.
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