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  1. crimes and misdemeanors
    Angry Boyfriend Sets Fire to Brooklyn Apartment Full of Sleeping ChildrenThey all survived.
  2. scary things
    Two East Harlem Buildings Collapse After Explosion and Fire [Updated]Two people were killed.
  3. Dark Night of the Knish
    NYC’s Square-Knish Shortage Ends MondayGabila’s may turn out a quarter-million bad boys next week.
  4. One Person Dies After Three-Alarm High-Rise Fire [Updated]A smoke-filled stairwell was blamed.
  5. awful things
    Chemistry Experiment Fireball Injures Upper West Side High School Students Every teacher’s nightmare.
  6. rikers island
    Rikers Mattress Fire Sends Fourteen Staffers to HospitalAll for smoke inhalation.
  7. Make a Knish
    Knish Shortage Has Stopgap SolutionMake your own.
  8. sad things
    Bronx Apartment Fire Kills Three Young Children [Updated]The Friday night blaze is preliminarily being blamed on candles.
  9. Coney Island Squares
    Factory Fire Threatens New York City’s Precious Square Knish SupplyJust hold on.
  10. crimes and misdemeanors
    Fire at Staten Island Catholic School Investigated As Possible Hate CrimeA nun had to jump out of a window.
  11. crimes and misdemeanors
    Really Terrible Hotel Security Guard Arrested for Starting Fires So he would have less work to do.
  12. sad things
    Jersey Shore Boardwalk Fire Probably Caused by Hurricane SandyIt was an electrical wiring problem.
  13. crimes and misdemeanors
    Three Bodies Found in Burned-Out Bronx BuildingA demolition crew made the grisly discovery.
  14. sad things
    Christie Pledges $15 Million in Aid for Boardwalk Businesses Meanwhile, the investigation into the cause of the fire continues.
  15. sad things
    ‘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.
  16. sad things
    New Jersey Boardwalk Fire Devastated Area for a Second Time“I feel like I want to throw up,” said Chris Christie.
  17. ash-stained wretches
    Feds Don’t Know What Caused the Rim Fire, But Rule Out Pot GrowA local fire chief started the rumor.
  18. Workers Missing, Injured in Florida Propane Plant Explosion [Updated]Unknown injuries in a big explosion.
  19. disasters
    Nineteen Firefighters Killed in Arizona WildfireOne of the deadliest in U.S. history.
  20. Closings
    Lillie’s Q Destroyed in Fire Last Night [Updated]Popular BBQ spot destroyed in fire.
  21. sad things
    Brooklyn House Fire Kills 8-Year-Old Boy During SnowstormThe city’s only casualty.
  22. crimes and misdemeanors
    Alleged Nolita Arsonist Probably Should Have Remained SilentHe told detectives he “really didn’t care either way.”
  23. terrible things
    Bangladesh Factory Fire Kills Seven, Only Exit Might Have Been Locked“We all ran for the stairs, but the exit was locked.”
  24. awful things
    Hundreds Killed in Brazilian Nightclub Fire [Updated]Indoor pyrotechnics seem to be to blame.
  25. crimes and misdemeanors
    Alleged NoLita Firebug Not Feeling Very ChattyAt his arraignment his lawyer says he’s not talking.
  26. the most important people in the world
    Heather Graham’s Apartment Caught on FireShe’s okay!
  27. crimes and misdemeanors
    Nolita Arsonist Charged With MurderThe five-alarm fire Wei Chu Hu started Wednesday night left one woman dead.
  28. arson
    Man Starts Fatal Five-Alarm Fire in Soho Apartment After Fight With WifeAuthorities say he tried to stop first responders from putting out the fire.
  29. sad news
    Three Alarm Bronx Fire Leaves Three DeadTwo firemen were also injured.
  30. crimes and misdemeanors
    Arson Suspected in Brooklyn Church FireThe blaze at the Church of St. Luke and St. Matthew started early Sunday morning.
  31. hurricane sandy
    30 Injured in Fire at Highrise Damaged by Hurricane SandyUtility crews sparked an electrical blaze.
  32. awful things
    Police Question Father of Baby Killed in Bronx Fire The mother, who was stabbed to death, had a restraining order against him. 
  33. things that are awful
    Mother and Child Killed in Bronx Apartment FirePolice say someone set the blaze to cover up mother’s murder.
  34. Blazes
    2 Bros. Pizza and Little Tokyo Damaged in St. Marks Place FireAn apartment above the restaurants caught fire Saturday night.
  35. Blazes
    Van Towing Gyro Cart Catches Fire in FiDiSome unexpected flames for a Gyro King cart.
  36. Fires
    GaGa Kitchen Fire Causes $300,000 in DamagesMore than 20 people who lived above the restaurant are now homeless.
  37. Fires
    Chinatown’s GaGa Goes Up in FlamesA two-alarm blaze displaces residents, but nobody was hurt.
  38. Fires
    Chef Anthony Caturano Speaks Out About Prezza BlazeThe restaurant will reopen around Labor Day.
  39. fires
    The South Street Seaport Was Briefly on Fire TodayThe culprit: a vending machine.
  40. neighborhood news
    A Car Blew Up and Set a Building on Fire in Midtown TodayThere is video. 
  41. one world trade center
    There Was a Small Fire at One World Trade CenterBut they put it out really quickly.
  42. four-alarm blazes
    Nine Firefighters Injured in Four-Alarm Bronx Fire Winds kept the blaze going for over two hours.
  43. neighborhood news
    Central Park Not Spared in Brush Fire OutbreakEven Manhattan’s not safe.
  44. new jersey
    Meadowlands Around MetLife Stadium in FlamesFirst Staten Island, now New Jersey.
  45. Fires
    Is Olives Ready for Its Close-Up?Supposedly, Todd English’s restaurant gets a final inspection today.
  46. crimes and misdemeanors
    Woman Who Started Trash-Can Fires Not a WomanPolice arrested an angry man today.
  47. Mediavore
    TC’s Lounge Burned in Fire; Taco Trucks Are TastyPlus chocolate chip cookies and more, all in our morning news round-up.
  48. neighborhood news
    Tiny Manhattan School Bus Goes Up in FlamesIt was empty, thankfully.
  49. Fires
    Old-Time Pizza Place Gets BurnedA Brighton pizzeria and a kosher catering company are destroyed in a predawn fire.
  50. accidents
    Man Killed in Subway Station FireHomeless man had been living in an abandoned room at the station.
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