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Police & Fire Source: DCPI
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Cops are turning to the public to identify an arsonist caught on camera setting fire to bushes in front of a Marine Park Home. The perp was strolling along East 56th Street when he casually pulled out a lighter and ignited the leaves of shrubs in front of the house. Surveillance footage on a private…

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Officials are investigating a three-alarm fire that ripped through a commercial building near Luna Park in Coney Island last night. The blaze started at a grocery store at 2900 Stillwell Avenue at 7:53pm, it quickly spread to Bykush, a Turkish cafe and pizzeria in the same building, and consumed at least one apartment, fire officials said. All three floors were…

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Marcell Dockery, charged with setting the Coney Island fire that led to the death of police officer Dennis Guerra and the severe injury of Rosa Rodriguez, pleaded not guilty last week to several charges, including murder. According to the Daily News, Dockery spent May 1 in court, wearing a brown prison jumpsuit with handcuffs around his wrists to enter…

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Rosa Rodriguez, one of two police officers who responded to a Coney Island fire on April 6, is showing signs of improvement, according to the New York Police Department Hispanic Society. The group posted on Facebook that Rodriguez “opened her eyes [Friday] for the first time and saw her children and gave them a thumbs up as…

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Marcell Dockery, the 16-year-old who confessed to setting a mattress on fire in the hallway of a Coney Island public housing building last week, has been charged with an additional count of felony murder after one of the two police officers critically injured in the blaze passed away. If convicted, Dockery faces a maximum sentence of…

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The flag at Brooklyn Borough Hall has been lowered in memory of Dennis Guerra, the police officer who this morning passed away from injuries sustained when he responded to a call of a fire in Coney Island. Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams issued the following statement: Brooklyn mourns the tragic passing of NYPD Officer Dennis…

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