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Janixia Soto is credited with acting to save her toddler brother when a fire broke out. (credit: CBS 2)

Older Sister Credited With Saving Little Brother From Brooklyn Building Fire

Janixia Soto was holding her little brother on their fire escape but could not go down to the street because a ladder was broken. So the 11-year-old decided to drop her little brother into the arms of good Samaritans below.

06/06/2013

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Woman In Serious Condition After Upper East Side Fire

A fire in Upper East Side early Sunday morning sent one person to the hospital in serious condition.

11/20/2011

595 E. 167th Street in the Bronx (credit: Google Street View)

FDNY Battles 5-Alarm Fire Tuesday Afternoon In The Bronx

One firefighter and three civilians were taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation. Seven firefighters were also treated for exhaustion.

05/10/2011

(Photo/YURI CORTEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Tortoise Blamed For Bay Ridge Apartment Fire

Fire officials think they know who is to blame for an apartment fire in Brooklyn Monday. His name is Giovani. He’s six-years-old and the size of a basketball.

03/22/2011

Chiu Tsang has been charged with arson in the Brooklyn fire that injured 40. (Photo/FDNY)

Arson Arrest Made In Sunset Park Fire That Injured 31

The fire department said 56-year-old Chiu Tsang was arrested on charges of arson after they reviewed video surveillance tapes of the fire.

03/14/2011

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31 Injured In Brooklyn Apartment Building Blaze

Thirty one people are injured—four of the m critically—after a fire ripped through an apartment building in the Sunset Park section of Brooklyn on Sunday morning.

03/13/2011

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3 Electricians Save 3 Kids From Burning Bronx Apartment

Three electricians saved three children from a raging apartment fire in the Bronx.

02/12/2011

Two children jumped from a fourth floor window to escape a raging fire at East 228th Street at White Plains Road in the Bronx. (Photo: CBS 2)

Kids Jump From 4th Floor Window To Escape Bronx Blaze

Bystanders with cell phones were able to capture flames bursting through the fourth floor windows of the burning apartment house, where two children jumped out of a window.

02/11/2011