Los Angeles: Large Wildfire Along Highway 118 in Granada Hills Closes Multiple Lanes; Second fire at Porter Ranch

GRANADA HILLS, LOS ANGELES (KABC) – Crews were battling two wildfires burning along Highway 118 in the San Fernando Valley Friday night, including one burning dangerously close to homes. The California Highway Patrol closed several lanes on the east side of the freeway near Hayvenhurst Avenue in Granada Hills. Drivers should expect delays and seek … Read more

Los Angeles: Large Wildfire Along Highway 118 in Granada Hills Closes Multiple Lanes; Second fire at Porter Ranch

GRANADA HILLS, LOS ANGELES (KABC) – Crews were battling two wildfires burning along Highway 118 in the San Fernando Valley Friday night, including one burning dangerously close to homes. The California Highway Patrol closed several lanes on the east side of the freeway near Hayvenhurst Avenue in Granada Hills. Drivers should expect delays and seek … Read more

Queens home fire leaves two injured

CORONA, Queens (WABC) – Two people were injured in a fire inside a home in Queens on Friday morning. Flames broke out at a single-family home on 109th Street in Corona around 9:30 a.m. First responders determined the fire was located on the second floor of the home and was out before 10 a.m. Two … Read more

3 rescued from roof of Toronto home by firefighters Saturday morning – Toronto

Toronto firefighters rescued three people from a house fire near Upper Canada College on Saturday morning. In a tweet, Toronto police said emergency services responded to a house fire in the area of ​​Avenue Road and Kilbarry Road around 8:36 a.m. Firefighters rescued three people from the roof of a home and worked to evacuate … Read more

Fire at iClub nightclub sends 3 people to hospital in southwest Houston

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) – The Houston Fire Department said more than a thousand people escaped a fire at the iClub nightclub in southwest Houston on Saturday morning. Three people were taken to hospital for smoke inhalation, according to authorities. The cameras captured several people receiving oxygen from firefighters. Firefighters say it was a chaotic scene … Read more

Bronx fire: 120 firefighters battle 2-alarm blaze inside Kingsbridge apartment building

KINGSBRIDGE, Bronx (WABC) — More than 100 firefighters worked to put out a raging fire inside a Bronx apartment building Wednesday night. The two-alarm fire started inside a two-story building on Oxford Avenue in Kingsbridge shortly before 7:30 p.m. Authorities said approximately 27 units and 120 firefighters worked to put out the fire. READ ALSO … Read more

Letters to the Editor — April 28, 2022

The problem: Karol Markowicz’s column on the lack of media coverage of President Biden’s cognitive decline. Blatant neglect of a loved one’s deterioration and failure to act on their behalf is clearly an act of elder abuse (“It’s Just Not Right,” Karol Markowicz, PostOpinion, April 24). As a medical professional, it is painfully unsettling to … Read more

NYPD Firefighter Dead: Timothy Klein’s Funeral Scheduled for Friday

CANARSIE, Brooklyn (WABC) — The funeral for fallen FDNY firefighter Timothy Klein will be held Friday in Belle Harbor, Queens. The ceremony will take place at St. Francis de Sales Church, 129-16 Rockaway Beach Blvd., said Father Jim Cunningham, associate pastor. The notice was published in a Brooklyn diocese publication. Firefighter Klein was a parishioner … Read more

Bereaved family of fallen firefighter watch as Bravest pays tribute to ‘The Canarsie Kid’

The heartbroken relatives of Brooklyn Bravest Timothy Klein went to his fire station Monday to watch as black and purple pennants were erected for the fallen smoke-eater known as the “Canarsie Kid” and “Golden Child.” Klein, 31, a six-year department veteran, grew up dreaming of following his father and uncles into the ranks of the … Read more