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Two Injured in Fire at 140 Cadman Plaza West

As reported by Mary Frost in the Eagle, a fire broke out yesterday evening on the ninth floor of 140 Cadman Plaza West, which also abuts Henry Street to the west and Middagh Street to the north. The FDNY response was “massive” and the fire was extinguished in just over half an hour. Two people […]

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All Hands Fire at 59 Pineapple St.

Engine 205/Ladder 118 responded to an “all hands” fire at around 2:00 p.m. today at 59 Pineapple St. The Citizen app reports that by 2:25 p.m., firefighters had extinguished the fire that started in a 5th floor apartment in the 6 story building. Three people were reported to be injured and evacuated by firefighters. Acting […]

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Fire at 75 Henry

As reported by Mary Frost in the Brooklyn Daily Eagle, late Friday evening there was a “smoky fire” emanating from a fourth floor apartment at 75 Henry Street, part of the Cadman Plaza complex. The apartment, which faced Cadman Plaza West, was “under renovation.” Fire trucks arrived promptly and extinguished the fire before it could […]

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FDNY Open Houses Next Weekend

FDNY firehouses throughout the city are hosting open house events this coming weekend. Engine Company 205/Ladder Company 118, at 74 Middagh Street, will be open from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 5. That same day, Engine Company 224, at 270 Hicks Street (photo), will be open from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Smoke […]

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200 Evacuated From The A Train At High Street

Update: I hadn’t seen Mary Frost’s Eagle story when I posted this, but she kindly sent me a link. I think the Eagle’s estimate of 200 passengers is more likely correct than the Daily News’ estimate of 600, which seems a lot for an early Sunday morning train. I’ve changed the headline accordingly. Trevor Boyer […]

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FDNY May Take Part Of Former Hillary HQ At One Pierrepont Plaza

The Real Deal reports that the FDNY is considering taking half of the space at One Pierrepont Plaza (photo) vacated by Hillary Clinton’s campaign headquarters, to replace part of the administrative space in nearby MetroTech that it has now outgrown.

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Fireworks Tomorrow Night

There will be a fireworks display tomorrow (Sunday, October 4) starting at 7:00 p.m. in the East River near Pier 16, which is directly opposite Brooklyn Heights. We have this from Notify NYC but it is not included in the list of legal fireworks displays approved by FDNY. We’re guessing it’s the display scheduled for […]

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Stork Arrives Outside Clark Street Station

PIX 11 reports that, with assistance from NYPD officers and FDNY EMTs, a woman successfully gave birth to an apparently healthy baby on the sidewalk outside the Clark Street subway entrance on Saturday at about 6:00 p.m. The story quotes Twitter user Chris Fohlin’s tweet: Just another day in Brooklyn Heights: woman had a baby […]

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FDNY Responds to Small Fire at Montague Street’s Nanatori Japanese Restaurant

FDNY responded to fire Sunday morning (10/26) at the Nanatori Japanese restaurant at 162 Montague Street. BHB contributor Marc Hermann tells our Heather Quinlan, “Sounds like the fire was in the walls (thus likely electrical) and was contained within about 20 minutes.” Hermann adds that there was a fire on the top floor of 162 […]

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Cause of Gas Smell in Brooklyn Heights on Saturday Revealed

Some residents of the north Heights may have been puzzled about a gas smell in the area on Saturday (5/10) afternoon. The Brooklyn Eagle reveals that the source was the result a truck knocking the head off of a gas lamp on Poplar Street. Brooklyn Eagle: FDNY ladder companies 110, 118 and engine 205, along […]

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