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Check Out this Dumpster Fire that Ignited on Broome Street [VIDEO]

Last modified June 15, 2015 at 9:42 am

That plume of smoke you may have seen off Delancey Street Saturday evening was actually a dumpster fire outside the Seward Park Extension at 154 Broome Street. The fire burned for some thirty minutes before it was put out. A Facebook user caught some of the blaze on his mobile phone and posted online. “I […]

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Firefighters Battling Blaze on Essex Street Right Now [Updated]

Last modified May 8, 2015 at 11:19 pm

Firefighters are currently battling a fire at 153 Essex Street. A half-dozen trucks from the FDNY are parked curbside. Tower ladders in action. At Street level, it appears the fire is out. But the water is still flowing. Looks like the fancy glass box apartment is the one affected. They’re breaking through the bottom of […]

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Yesterday’s Cellar Fire Highlights Hazardous Slumlord Situation at 106 Rivington Street 

Posted May 7, 2015 at 5:00 am

In the days following the Second Avenue blast, we reported on the potentially dangerous situation unfolding at 106 Rivington Street. Specifically an alleged faulty boiler in the basement that caused a smoke incident. At the time, neighboring residents and businesses were extremely on edge, worried that the adjacent buildings might suffer a similar fate. Those […]

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Gaia Cafe Sidelined Due to Fire Atop 251 East Houston

Posted December 1, 2014 at 6:00 am

On Thanksgiving eve, a small fire sparked atop the historic four-story tenement at 251 East Houston. It was quickly extinguished, and luckily no one was hurt. However, the beloved eatery in the sub-level commercial space fell victim. The five-year-old Gaia Cafe apparently took on some water, and the electricity was subsequently cut. The future appears a […]

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Breaking: Fire on the Roof of Orchard Street Pink Building

Last modified March 24, 2014 at 6:43 am

Firefighters are deployed en masse to the corner of Orchard and Grand Streets. Smoke has been billowing from the Pink Building for the last fifteen minutes. Ladder is up outside 63 Orchard. This is the second fire in the last few years at the landmarked building, formerly Ridley’s department store. We’ll have more as it […]

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There Was a Track Fire at the Delancey F Stop This Morning

Last modified February 3, 2014 at 12:21 pm

Here’s one probable reason the F train was running slower than normal this morning (which is always friggin’ slow). Reader Kasia Pasanowic sent in these images of a small fire that started on the tracks at around 9am. We are told that the station quickly filled with smoke, but that firefighters quickly arrived and extinguished the […]

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Fire Erupts in the Shaftway Between 210 and 212 Lafayette Street

Last modified November 4, 2013 at 10:23 pm

At roughly 8:45 pm tonight, a fire erupted on the fifth floor of the building shaft between 210 and 212 Lafayette Street. Cafe Select is located on the ground floor, and we’re told that customers were immediately evacuated after pedestrians alerted the business. The fire reportedly burned for about thirty minutes before it was finally […]

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There Was a Fire Inside Izakaya Dodom Pa at 71 Clinton Street Last Night

Posted August 30, 2013 at 5:46 am

At approximately 10:30 last night, a fire was sparked in the ground level of 71 Clinton Street, at the corner of Rivington. The restaurant affected by the small blaze was Izakaya Dodom Pa, an establishment that has seen its fair share of identity changes over the years. We were told by first responders that the […]

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Car Fire Closes Brooklyn-Bound Outer Roadway of Williamsburg Bridge

Last modified August 5, 2013 at 3:17 pm

Brooklyn-bound motorists on the Williamsburg Bridge are likely stuck at this moment thanks to a car fire on the outer roadway. The blaze happened just under an hour ago, and said outer roadway is currently closed. Williamsburg News snapped the above photo of the scene. Brooklyn-bound Williamsburg Bridge outer roadway CLOSED due to a car […]

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Mono+Mono to Reopen After Fire Threatens Its Existence

Posted April 22, 2013 at 6:20 am

Early Sunday morning, a fire sparked at the stout 116 East Fourth Street, which houses relative newcomer Mono+Mono.

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