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Police & Fire Emergency crews responding to an electrical fire at 1213 Avenue Z.
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Two people were hospitalized and residents had to evacuate because of an electrical fire on Saturday evening in the basement of a seven-story building at 1213 Avenue Z that knocked out power on the property for more than 24 hours, according to the FDNY. The fire department says more than 100 emergency workers respond the fire, which was reported just…

Police & Fire jet skiers rescued off manhattan beach.
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Officer’s Koncewicz & Yu along with @NYPDSpecialops & @FDNY pulled a couple to shore after their jet ski tipped over pic.twitter.com/HN1t8uXu5h — NYPD 61st Precinct (@NYPD61Pct) July 20, 2015 The NYPD confirmed that two jet skiers were rescued in the early evening Sunday off the coast of Manhattan Beach. According to a tweet posted the…

Police & Fire An FDNY ambulance.
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A person was sent to the hospital Wednesday afternoon after being struck by a vehicle while walking near Shore Parkway and Knapp Street, News 12 Brooklyn reports. Police could not confirm if the incident was a hit-and-run or provide details on what injuries were sustained by the victim. However, the FDNY said the crash occurred just…

Police & Fire The Lyghthouse Inn. (Photo Sheepshead Bites)
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Police are investigating a death that was reported early Thursday morning near the waterfront at Brigham Street and Emmons Avenue. The incident was called in at 5:45am and the deceased was found opposite the Lyghthouse Inn on 3206 Emmons Avenue, cops said. A spokesman for the FDNY said the incident was first reported as an injury…

News & Features summerstroll-15
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This weekend, introduce your kids to some local heroes. In honor of the 150th anniversary of the New York Fire Department [FDNY], firehouses across the city will open their doors to local families, offering them a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the daily lives and dangerous job of firefighters. The free tours, which are available to wannabe…

Police & Fire Source: Rafael Lopez Jr. / RLJRNews.com
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A four-alarm fire swept through three homes in Mill Basin yesterday afternoon, injuring six firefighters. The fire began at 2220 National Drive at approximately 2:19pm, spreading to the house next door and scorching a third home before firefighters brought it under control at approximately 5pm, according to reports. The area was overrun by first responders,…

Events Photo by Erica Sherman
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Council Member Chaim Deutsch is inviting residents to participate in a two-part community symposium on how the community can meet the growing challenges involved in countering terrorist threats and attacks that could impact our security. Featuring presentations by the NYS National Guard, the NYC Office of Emergency Management, NYPD, FDNY, the NYS Division of Homeland Security,…

News & Features manhole-fire-ave-z2
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Following three manhole fires in Park Slope in the past week (if not four, as a neighbor noted in the comments), as well as the one here in Sheepshead Bay this morning, you might be asking yourself, “What the hell is going on!?” A common occurrence in the winter and summer months, manhole explosions are clearly…

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