Tag: fire

Lithium-ion battery erupts in flames at South Richmond Hill electronic store, Hazmat crews remove e-bikes from store: FDNY


Jan. 8, 2024 By Bill Parry and by Lloyd Mitchell A two-alarm fire that broke out in a commercial building in South Richmond Hill on Saturday night was caused by an exploding lithium-ion battery that saw nearly two dozen e-bikes erupt in flames, according to the FDNY. Fire marshals based their determination on a digital…
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Four civilians hospitalized in Jamaica apartment fire: FDNY


Oct. 10, 2023 By Lloyd Mitchell and Bill Parry

Children across the city are taught at an early age, when leaving an apartment during a fire, close the door. The lesson was lost on a resident of an apartment building in Jamaica Tuesday afternoon and as a result, four neighbors were hospitalized.