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Ruggles Hall decided to do its best impression of our hearts and minds this finals week by setting itself ablaze. At about 11:30 pm last night, Bwog started receiving tips about a growing fire on 114th Street. When windows started to shatter, we could tell that this was not your average false fire alarm. You can follow […]

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A fire has broken out at Barnard dorm 600 West 116th Street. New York fire department is currently on the scene, and the building has been evacuated. A tip reports that smoke reaches all the way to 121st and Broadway and the entire quad is now being evacuated into Lefrak gymnasium. Email tips@bwog.com if you […]

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Bwog was just tipped that there is a manhole on fire on the corner of 113th and Broadway. As of now, the street is closed off. Residents along 113th street smell smoke, and firetrucks are on the scene. We’ll update as we hear more.

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Bwog heard that there’s a “humongous” fire around 125th 131st Street. Reports say there are a ton of firetrucks on Amsterdam. There is a lot of visible smoke in the area. According to the FDNY Twitter, they are responding to a report of a commercial fire on the roof at 1440 Amsterdam. If you have […]

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Fire on 110th

According to tipsters, there was some sort of fire on 110th Street. Public Safety told us that a sergeant went down and found everything A-OK. If you have any information, please send it to tips@bwog.com or use our anonymous tip form.

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Tipsters report that a manhole on 114th and Broadway is spewing flames. Watch your toes! Update: A Bwogger on the scene tells us the police are urging people to clear the area, warning that “it might explode.”

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Passersby of 110th and Amsterdam are reporting a visible building fire, only a few properties away from Harmony. According to Bwog’s reporter at the scene, firemen are using a ladder and axes to rescue people from the building. Four firetrucks, two ambulances, and multiple police cars have arrived at the scene to handle the situation, […]

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Cry Me a River

Due to a fire alarm, River has been evacuated. Overheard from one of the tens of residents milling around aimlessly outside, “My room smelled like a scone…is that a bad thing?”

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Two cars collided a short while ago near Amsterdam and 105th, and there were reports of a loud bang and a fire afterward. The fire is out now after a quick response from the FDNY and everybody has been removed from the wreck, but you may have still smelled the thick smoke.

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In  Hidden Talents, Bwog exposes your classmates as the strange and glorious wunderkinder they truly are. Below, Bwog’s Embers Enthusiast, Atira Main, interviews the vivacious vixen Reina deBeers, a fire breather. If you know a stunt double, hostage negotiator, or curling champion who’d like to be profiled, email us at tips@bwog.com. You may have seen […]

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Just after the conclusion of the Japan benefit concert at Miller, a horde of fire trucks pulled up outside Dodge, in response to a real fire. After hearing from the FDNY that the source was a copier, a student developing photos in the darkroom in Dodge confirmed that a laser printer was the origin of […]

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Hundreds of freshmen are stranded outside of John Jay tonight due to a fire-related incident. Multiple people Bwog talked to indicate that they saw smoke coming out of trash chutes and saw smoke in the hallways, even on the highest floors. A popular theory amongst the stranded is that someone threw something flammable or ignited […]

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EC resident Ye Liu spotted these plumes of smoke rising over Harlem. We’ll keep you updated when we find out more. Update: The fire appears to be coming from under a train bridge in East Harlem near 138th St. No word yet on what caused the fire. The fire was at the Harlem Metro North […]

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