FDNY

Peter Haskell
September 09, 2019 - 12:23 pm
NEW YORK ( WCBS 880 ) -- After 18 years, a New York City fire chief is at peace with the loss of his dad who died responding to the Twin Towers on Sept. 11, 2001. On that fateful day , Joe Downey raced to the rescue operations command hoping for word on his father, Ray, who was the deputy chief of...
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
September 06, 2019 - 3:48 pm
NEW YORK ( WCBS 880 ) — New York City firefighters who rushed to the World Trade Center or spent more time at the site following the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks are at a greater risk for developing heart problems, according to a new study published Friday. The study, conducted by doctors at the...
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Peter Haskell
September 06, 2019 - 2:20 pm
NEW YORK ( WCBS 880 ) -- Stories of heroism and determination continue to emerge nearly two decades after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks . Heading into Manhattan after the Twin Towers were struck, then-Fire Captain Jack Joyce said firefighters were in their personal vehicles without the most basic...
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Marta Zielinska
September 05, 2019 - 10:37 am
NEW YORK ( WCBS 880 ) -- Days before the nation marks 18 years since the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, the FDNY will honor members of New York’s Bravest who have died of 9/11-related illnesses. Twenty-two names will be added to the department's World Trade Center Memorial Wall at FDNY...
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July 18, 2019 - 2:00 pm
( WCBS 880 ) — A retired FDNY firefighter, who labored at Ground Zero in the aftermath of the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks, has died, making him the 200th member of the department to succumb to World Trade Center attack-related illness. “It is almost incomprehensible that after losing 343 members...
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July 02, 2019 - 12:12 pm
July 4th is upon us, and what better way to look towards celebrating than by looking into how we can avoid a grilling or firework disaster during the festivities? Firefighter Lou Femia sat down with Kelly Ford from RADIO.COM’s New York Matters podcast. He may be well-versed in stripping down to his...
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Jacquie Cadorette
July 02, 2019 - 12:12 pm
( New York's Country 94.7 ) - July 4th is upon us, and what better way to look towards celebrating than by looking into how we can avoid a grilling or firework disaster during the festivities? Firefighter Lou Femia sat down with Kelly Ford from RADIO.COM’s New York Matters podcast. He may be well-...
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boat capsizes Long Island Sound
NYPD
June 10, 2019 - 7:02 am
A trapped woman was pulled to safety and five others were rescued after their boat capsized on the Long Island Sound on Sunday evening, officials said.
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FDNY Ambulance (Getty)
iStock / Getty Images
June 09, 2019 - 1:25 pm
A 4-year-old girl and a teenager are fighting for their lives and 10 other people are in the hospital after a fast-moving fire ripped through a high-rise apartment building in the Bronx early Sunday morning.
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National September 11 Memorial & Museum
Spencer Platt / Staff
May 22, 2019 - 8:14 am
With the seven billion dollar 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund running dry, advocates are back in Washington Wednesday trying to convince Congress to pony up more money.
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