Fireman busted for selling drug purchased on dark web heads to rehab

That’s why they call it dope. A city firefighter accused of trafficking potent drugs tried so hard to dodge photographers outside court Sunday that he walked right into a light pole. Disgraced Bravest Anthony Murino, who appeared zombie-like in court minutes earlier, is now headed to rehab — on the

Fireman busted for selling fentanyl he bought off the darknet

A firefighter was arrested at his Staten Island home Friday night for allegedly trafficking fentanyl that he bought off the darknet, sources said. Anthony Marino, 45, was busted after an investigation led by the United States Postal Inspection Service, according to law enforcement sources. The Department of Homeland Security and

Woman dies, 2 firefighters injured in Queens blaze

A woman was killed when a fire broke out in her Queens home on Sunday, authorities said. The blaze broke out around 11:20 a.m. inside 60-year-old Rita Sklar’s Bayside home on 217th Street near 67th Avenue. First responders rushed Sklar to North Shore University Hospital, but she could not be

Firefighter responds to call, finds his own home engulfed in flames

TABERNACLE, N.J. — A New Jersey firefighter answered an emergency dispatch only to find his own home going up in flames. Volunteer firefighter Jason Penwell lost all his family’s belongings and one dog in the fire at his Tabernacle home on Wednesday afternoon, The Courier-Post reported. His son, a high

Firefighters rescue dog that fell into freezing pond

HOWELL TOWNSHIP, N.J. — Firefighters in New Jersey rescued a dog that became trapped in a freezing pond after plunging through a layer of ice. Officials say the 9-year-old golden retriever named Duke was running after geese near a pond when he fell through ice around 1:30 p.m. Thursday.

Firefighter dies while responding to bank alarm

A Rockland County, NY, volunteer firefighter tragically died after collapsing on the job, authorities said. David Jahnes, a 16-year veteran of the Nyack fire department was responding to an alarm at a Chase Bank on Monday morning when he had a heart attack, the Rockland County Fire Chiefs Association

Firefighter dies while battling massive California blaze

LOS ANGELES — Fire officials confirmed Thursday that a firefighter died while battling the Thomas fire, which ranks as the fourth-largest in California’s modern history. “I am very saddened to report that a firefighter fatality has occurred on the Thomas Incident,” Chief Ken Pimlott, the director of the California

Red-suited man on a sled saves deer from middle of frozen pond

SALEM, Ore. — Reindeer are supposed to pull Santa Claus’ sleigh, but in Oregon recently, a red-suited man on a sled wound up pushing a deer. The reverse-reality Christmas-season tale played out when a deer wandered onto a frozen golf course pond in Sunriver, Oregon, on Friday and then

Hateful son of ex-FDNY commish got second chance — but I got fired

FDNY firefighters who were fired for allegedly racist behavior blasted the city for its “double standard” in hiring the ex-fire commissioner’s son following his bigoted outbursts. Former FDNY firefighter Thomas Buttaro offended a black colleague by wearing T-shirts showing his opposition to minority hiring quotas. see also Ex-firefighters Jonathan Walters and

Wildfires continue to rage across Southern California

Weary firefighters continued to battle six major blazes across Southern California on Friday — including one in San Diego County that burned at least three people and left dozens of homes in ruins. Wildfires continue to rage across Southern California Rabbit rescuer claims its entire 'family' escaped wildfire Dramatic video shows

Firefighting drill causes commotion at JFK Airport

Passengers at JFK Airport were shocked when flames and plumes of black smoke appeared on the runway early Friday — only to learn that it was just a firefighting drill. “Fire on the Runway at JFK in NY…Alarms going off. Planes still taking off,” user B Farr tweeted shortly

Firefighter films ‘unbelievable’ California wildfires from above

— Michael Dubron (@MichaelDubron) December 5, 2017 It was like flying through “hell on earth.” see also A helicopter pilot filmed his harrowing descent through the foothills of Southern California on Tuesday as they were being ravaged by a fast-moving wildfire. “Unbelievable conditions,” tweeted Los Angeles County Firefighter Paramedic Michael Dubron. “Making attempts

Hateful son of ex-FDNY commish hired as city firefighter

A former fire commissioner’s son who resigned his EMS job in disgrace over his racist and anti-Semitic rants on Twitter has been hired as a city firefighter. see also Joseph Cassano, 28, quit his former FDNY job as an emergency medical technician in March 2013 after The Post exposed his

Harlem blaze raged for 18 hours, injured 17 people

Firefighters toiled nearly 18 hours before finally extinguishing a 6-alarm fire on Saturday that displaced 11 families and left their Manhattan building ravaged — and in danger of collapse. The blaze broke out in a Hamilton Heights building on Broadway near West 144th Street at around 3:15 p.m. Friday,

Firefighter tragically killed battling raging Napa wildfires

A contract firefighter was killed battling the blaze in Napa County this morning when he lost control of his rig as he traveled downhill for a refill of water, authorities said. The still unnamed firefighter, one of thousands working with the multi-agency, multi-state team that rushed in eight days ago to