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This is one of two cranes that collapsed in an incident in Mill Basin. Eagle photos by Todd Maisel

Exclusive: 2 cranes collapse on barge in Mill Basin

January 8 | By Todd Maisel Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Two cranes collapsed after one became unstable and pulled the other over in Mill Basin near a boat yard on Flatbush Avenue near Kings Plaza on Monday afternoon. No injuries were reported. Members of the Coast Guard were called to the scene after the incident left two cranes overturned and disabled on a work barge […]

Pollard fell 52 feet from the Mill Basin bridge while on duty on Sunday night. Eagle photo by Todd Maisel

Driver prays for family of FDNY hero Steven Pollard, who died trying to save him

January 8 | Associated Press

A driver involved in a wreck that led to the death of a New York City firefighter says he’s praying for the rescuer’s family. Correction Officer Travis Simms was driving to work Sunday night when he hit a slick patch and his vehicle rolled over on Brooklyn’s Mill Basin Bridge. Firefighter Steven Pollard fell about […]

Pollard fell 52 feet from the Mill Basin bridge while on duty on Sunday night. Eagle photo by Todd Maisel

City mourns Steven Pollard, FDNY firefighter who fell to his death while responding to Belt Parkway collision

January 7 | By Jaime DeJesus Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Brooklynites awoke Monday morning to the news that a firefighter had fallen to his death the night before while responding to an accident on the Belt Parkway. According to FDNY Commissioner Daniel Nigro, 30-year-old firefighter Steven Pollard — a member of Ladder Company 170 — was killed while responding to a multiple-car accident at the […]