The father accused of burning his daughter to death, has died from his own burns. In May 2019, the FDNY was alerted to an accident with fire near Baisley Pond Park. Upon arrival, a 2008 Audi A6 was engulfed in flames. 40 year old Martin Pereira was seen running from the scene, yelling “My daughter is in there”,…

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FDNY Bureau of Fire Investigations announced Thursday that the fatal East Elmhurst fire that claimed the lives of 3 people, including a 6-year-old girl & her great-grandfather, & left 2 other members of their family clinging to life, was a work of an arson after “ignitable liquid was used as an accelerant.” Firefighters were called…

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CHINATOWN, Manhattan (WABC) — A man died after a falling safe crushed him in Manhattan. Police say they found the man on the third floor landing of a building in Chinatown Sunday afternoon, pinned underneath a safe. Police believe the man was trying to move the safe up several flights of stairs, when it fell…

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A window washer is dead after being hit on the head with a brick in Manhattan, according to police. The incident happened at 311 East 50th Street between Second and First avenues around 12:15 p.m., FDNY officials said. The worker, later identified as 51-year-old Nelson Salinas, was on suspended scaffolding with one other person, officials…

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The career criminal charged with fatally running over a beloved FDNY*EMS EMT with her own ambulance is mentally fit to stand trial, a psychiatrist hired by the Bronx district attorney’s office testified Thursday. Jose Gonzalez, 25, told the psychiatrist that the prosecutors seeking to lock him up for life are “evil people,” explained Dr. Nicole…

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When Ladder Co. 170 arrived at the scene of a car crash on the Belt Parkway Sunday night, the firefighters immediately ran toward the crumpled remains of an SUV on the opposite side. As the FDNY’s Bravest crossed over a pair of Jersey barriers separated by a 3-foot gap, the unthinkable happened. “I just heard,…

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Philly Fire Engine 33 is helping the 10-year-old remember his father & honor his legacy with a unique collection effort. These Christmas ornaments are precious indeed, but nowhere near as irreplaceable as the face that they frame.“It’s been weird not having him around,” said Evan Potter. Evan’s father, Michael, died suddenly in January of 2016.…

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Seventeen years out from the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, nearly 10,000 first responders and others who were in the World Trade Center area have been diagnosed with cancer. More than 2,000 deaths have been attributed to 9/11 illnesses.  It will get worse. By the end of 2018, many expect that more people will have died from their toxic exposure…

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