UPDATE: Some Notes On The Upper West Side Citibank Fire (With Video)

A quick update on Saturday’s massive UWS fire that destroyed a Citibank and forced neighboring businesses to temporarily close: MUW reader Don recently stopped by the scene and sent in this note:

UWS PHOTO OF THE DAY: FDNY Battling Blaze At Broadway & 111th

UPDATE 1/16: Some Notes On The Upper West Side Citibank Fire (With Video) Wrote earlier about the five-alarm fire that broke out in a Citibank at 2861 Broadway (corner of 111th) this morning. A few readers sent in photos for that post, but the one above was tweeted out by @FDNY and I thought it [...]

Five-Alarm Fire Breaks Out At UWS Citibank, Damages Neighboring Businesses

RELATED: UWS PHOTO OF THE DAY: FDNY Battling Blaze At Broadway & 111th UPDATE 1/16: Some Notes On The Upper West Side Citibank Fire (With Video) Scary scene at Broadway & 111th this morning, as a fire broke out in a Citibank just after 5:00 am and grew into a five-alarm blaze requiring nearly 200 [...]

Transformer Explosion On West 74th

If you recently heard multiple explosions in the vicinity of West 74th, you’re not alone. MUW reader @jmagNYC reports a transformer blew up shortly before noon, resulting in “three large booms.” FDNY is on the scene, but there do not appear to be any injuries or major damage as a result of the incident. It [...]

ROW BOAT FAIL: Couple Falls Into Central Park Lake, Drawing Large Rescue Response

Well this must have been more than a little embarrassing… A couple fell out of a row boat and into the Central Park lake yesterday afternoon, drawing a rather large FDNY and NYPD response, including helicopters, to the scene.

West 95th Street Closed Between Riverside & West End While FDNY Secures Roof Debris

UPDATE 7:38 pm: Just got word that the street has been reopened, but the sidewalk around the building in question remains closed. Apparently there’s some FDNY activity taking place on W. 95th, between West End & Riverside. MUW reader @ashirak sent in the photo above with the following note: Came home to blocked street & [...]

UWS Photo Of The Day: Fiery Blaze On Broadway

Alarming scene on Broadway near 72nd Street on Sunday night, as a small but intense fire raged on the sidewalk. The incident took place sometime around 8:00 pm in front of the Fidelity Investments office at 2070 Broadway, near Gray’s Papaya (between 71st & 72nd). MUW reader @kyle_higgs sent in the photo above and noted [...]

UWS Photo Of The Day: Amsterdam Avenue Fire Draws Nearly Two Dozen Rescue Vehicles

If you heard sirens around 9:00 pm last night. you weren’t alone. A fire at 875 Amsterdam (between 102nd & 103rd) drew a massive FDNY response yesterday evening. MUW reader Michael D. captured this shot outside his window in a neighboring building — it looks like something out of a filmshoot. All told, I see [...]

UWS Photo Of The Day: Eerie Smoke-Filled Skyline During Thursday Morning’s Upper West Side Fire

UPDATE 1/8: Ollie’s is permanently closed Posted yesterday about the fire that broke out in Ollie’s Noodle Shop (1991 Broadway, between 67th & 68th — follow-up post with additional photos here) While no injuries were reported and damage seems to have been limited mostly to the restaurant, there was an unbelievable blanket of smoke covering [...]

UWS FIRE UPDATE: Apple Store Reopened But Ollie’s Closed Indefinitely + Additional Photos

UPDATE 1/8: Ollie’s is permanently closed UPDATE 1/4: UWS Photo Of The Day: Eerie Smoke-Filled Skyline During Thursday Morning’s Upper West Side Fire A little more information and some additional photos from this morning’s fire at 1991 Broadway (between 67th & 68th): It’s now confirmed that the fire started in Ollie’s Noodle Shop, which has [...]