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Sal has contributed photos and reporting to Citywide 911 from multiple crime and fire scenes, many of them in Brooklyn where he is based out of. When he is not covering breaking news incidents, Sal runs his company Burgess Illustrationz.
A FDNY Ladder Truck crashed into several parked cars after the driver suffered an apparent seizure. This occurred in Brownsville Brooklyn on October 17th, 2018. PHOTO: Sal Burgess.

FDNY fire truck crashes into parked cars in a serious accident in Brooklyn

Brownsville, Brooklyn-- A FDNY fire truck rammed into multiple parked cars after the firefighter behind the wheel suffered an apparent medical emergency on Wednesday....

Staten Island Stabbing in the Todt Hill Housing Complex

Staten Island, NY-- On Saturday at approximately 8:50 p.m., police responded to a 911 call of a male assaulted in front of 247 Westwood...
woman who was pushed onto the tracks by her boyfriend and then struck by a train. The incident occurred at the Broadway Junction stop on July 26th, 2018.

Man pulls his girlfriend onto the tracks at Broadway Junction in Brooklyn

Crown Heights, Brooklyn— A 54-year-old man pulled his 42-year-old girlfriend onto the northbound C train tracks at the Broadway Junction station on Thursday afternoon....
The accident scene after a SUV hit flipped over on I-95 in Baychester, killing a mother and injuring her teen daughter. PHOTO: SAL BURGESS.

Mother is killed, her daughter injured, in a crash on I-95 in Baychester

Baychester, the Bronx- An accident last night on the New England Thruway left a mother dead and her daughter injured, according to officials. Police say...
The moment just before a large section of the roof fell on firefighters.

Roof debris falls on firefighters during Bed-Stuy fire

Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn- A fire tore through a residential building early this morning and then spread to two adjacent buildings before being brought under control, according to officials.  The blaze began at approximately 12:30 AM in a brownstone located at 667 Jefferson Ave, near Malcolm X Blvd, according to the FDNY. 

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