A garage used from the storage of paper goods and plastic goods went up in flames Monday afternoon, shutting down Kingston Avenue for nearly two hours and causing significant damage.
A construction worker was rescued by firefighters in a dangerous and dramatic operation, after the worker reportedly fell into the basement of the building and trapped beneath debris. The building suffered catastrophic damage in a 2006 fire and according to the building department records there were no permits for the work, and the building was subject of multiple complaints.
An early morning fire broke out in the top floor of a home on Carroll Street, requiring some 65 firefighters to battle the blaze.
The Headquarters of Chabad of Buenos Aires was evacuated after a fire broke out on the buildings top floor. The building houses the Oholei Chinuch Chabad and Oholei Menachem School, as well as a Chabad house and offices.
Six of New York’s bravest were injured while battling a 3-alarm-fire in a Crown Heights home Tuesday night. The fire spread to three other structures, and a number of fire fighters suffered injuries when a stairway suddenly collapsed.
A car suddenly burst into flames as it was travelling on Brooklyn Avenue. The driver managed to escape the burning vehicle before flames entered the cabin.
A fire broke out this morning in the basement of an apartment building on Eastern Parkway, forcing the evacuation of multiple families as temperatures plunged below freezing in New York City.
A fire in the top floor of a five story apartment building took 45 minutes to get under control and destroyed the apartments of two families. A fundraiser has been launched.
A fast moving fire has tragically claimed the lives of a mother and her three children, while injuring a number of others in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn. Chesed Shel Emes is on scene and assisting in preserving kovod hames.
Two people were injured after a fire broke out on the 14th floor of the landmark Crown Heights high-rise apartment complex known as the Ebbets Field Apartments early Tuesday morning.
A man and his wife perished in a late night blaze in Boro Park last night, and their 17 year old daughter suffered minor injuries in a fast moving fire that tore through their house in the middle of the night.
A fast moving fire quickly engulfed the second and third floors of a large apartment building on Kingston Avenue in Crown Heights. One person was killed in the blaze and four others were injured. Update: Victim identified.
Families were left homeless on Sunday in Tzfat, Israel, as raging brush fires fueled by sweltering midsummer temperatures and high winds swept through a neighborhood on the northern edge of the historic spiritual center in Israel’s Galilee. Residents were also treated for smoke inhalation during the day.
A mini school bus, which has been converted into a rolling art project by a Jewish artist, was torched over the weekend and police are now investigating the incident as possibly being motivated by hate.
Unknown vandals brazenly set the trash in front of a Jewish apartment building ablaze on Monday afternoon.
A fire broke out on the fifth and sixth floors of a large apartment building on Lefferts Avenue in Crown Heights.
The Jewish community of Sea-Gate, located on the Southwestern edge of Brooklyn, is in shock after a fire ripped through a century-old synagogue, led for the past 25 years by Chabad Shluchim to Sea-Gate Rabbi Chaim and Rivkah Brikman.
A yellow school bus was torched late Sunday night outside a public school in Crown Heights.
A popular Crown Heights Pizzeria filled with customers sitting down for a post-Shabbos bite to eat was suddenly engulfed in smoke after a fire broke out in the kitchen.
A fire tore through a 4th floor apartment in a building on Carroll Street in Crown Heights. One firefighter was injured battling the blaze.
A fire broke out Friday morning in the basement of building which houses Oholei Torah Mesivta and forced the evacuation of the entire building, interrupting morning studies and prayers.
Reb Yoel Kahan, the Rebbe’s head Chozer, led a Simchas Beis Hashoeva Farbrengen last night in Boro Park, which was hosted by Heichal Menachem and attended by dozens of locals.