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FBI: Coney Island Gangsters Burned Down Competing Poker Den

Four members of an Eastern European organized crime family have been busted for torching a Brooklyn building housing a rival poker game that was stealing their clients, authorities said​ Wednesday​. Read more

Brooklyn, NY – Couple Killed, Teen Hospitalized After Fire Rips Through Borough Park Home

Borough Park, NY – Authorities have released the names of the couple who lost their lives in an early morning fire that raced through their Borough Park home. Read more

NYPD: Fire That Destroyed NYC Synagogue Deliberately Set

New York – Police believe a fire that destroyed an abandoned lower East Side synagogue that once housed the city’s oldest Orthodox Jewish congregation was deliberately set. Read more

Fire Breaks Out At Historic NYC Synagogue

A three-alarm fire broke out on Sunday night at a 19th Century synagogue on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. Read more

Fire Breaks Out in Sea Gate Shul

A fire raged through the roof of a Brooklyn synagogue Thursday morning during the holy week of Passover, officials said. Read more

“Shame on You, Kenny Specht,”

A retired city firefighter who wants to lead his union has posted a slew of racist, sexist and anti-Semitic rants on his Facebook page including one in which he calls an Orthodox couple who lost seven children in a Brooklyn fire “dirty bastards.” Read more

Kew Gardens Hills, NY – Orthodox Jewish Stores Amongst Damaged In Raging Blaze In Queen

Kew Gardens Hills, NY – A fire has raged through more than a dozen storefronts on a block in New York City, injuring three firefighters. Read more

Firefighter Performs ‘Dangerous’ Rescue In Deadly Upper East Side Fire

One person was killed and five others injured – including two firefighters – when a massive fire ripped through a five-story Upper East Side apartment building early Thursday, according to reports. Read more

Mobster Accused of Starting NYC Serbian Orthodox Church on Fire

The mystery over the fire that gutted a Christian Orthodox church in Manhattan took the strangest turn yet when a Serbian newspaper accused former Gambino enforcer John Alite of torching the cathedral, an allegation he called “ridiculous.” Read more