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Suffolk County Police Cruiser

Owner Says Suspect Was Caught Setting Fire To L.I. Tanning Salon

Police were searching Saturday for a suspect in the fire that gutted a tanning salon in Selden, Long Island, early on Christmas Day.

12/28/2013

Generic fire (credit: Clip Art)

Arson Blamed For Dry Cleaners Fire On Long Island

Investigators have deemed that a fire that broke out early Sunday at a dry cleaners on Long Island was an arson.

12/08/2013

Staten Island Convent Fire

3 Staten Island Men Arrested In Connection With Convent Fire

Vincent Calder, 19, was arrest Friday on several charges including arson as a hate crime and burglary, police said. Two others — Christopher Sasso and Diego Tuso, both 19 — were arrested on charges of burglary, criminal mischief and trespassing.

10/18/2013

Police released this surveillance image of an arson suspect in Sunnyside, Queens. (credit: NYPD)

Suspect Arrested In Queens Arsons That Left Ex-Councilman’s Car Torched

A 22-year-old man was charged Monday night in a series of alleged arsons in Sunnyside Queens.

08/19/2013

Fire Investigation At Bank Of America ATM Vestibule (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Officials: 3 Fires Set In 1 Hour At Bank Of America ATM Vestibule In Greenwich Village

Three fires were set between approximately 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the vestibule at Sixth Avenue and Waverly Place in Greenwich Village, according to officials.

08/15/2013

A pickup truck damaged in an alleged arson at the Palisades Mall parking lot (credit: Clarkstown Police Department)

Police: Car Fire At Palisades Mall Caused By Burning American Flags

It appears two American flags attached to a 2003 Dodge Ram pickup truck were set on fire around 11 p.m. Monday night, police said.

06/18/2013

Monroe Township, N.J., Officer's House Firebombed

$20,000 Reward Offered After New Jersey Cop’s House Is Firebombed

Officials said the fire was brought under control within 10 to 15 minutes, but caused substantial damage to the home.

05/22/2013

Trent Bronner (credit: Handout)

Volunteer Firefighter Admits To Burning Down 2 Houses In Sleepy Hollow

A volunteer firefighter in Sleepy Hollow pleaded guilty Monday to doing the exact opposite of his job and setting a fire that left 19 people homeless.

05/13/2013

University Heights, Bronx Fire

Teenage Girl Charged With Setting Extra-Alarm Fire In The Bronx

A teenage girl from the Bronx was charged Sunday with setting her building on fire after an argument with her mother – leaving six firefighters injured and several people homeless.

04/07/2013

Daniel Ignacio (CBS 2)

Judge Sentences Convicted Bensonhurst Arsonist To 25 Years To Life

Daniel Ignacio, 31, was convicted last month on five counts of murder, arson and other charges for intentionally setting the 2010 blaze.

04/04/2013

Miguel Chan

Man Recalls Horror Of Throwing Children To Safety In Fire That Killed His Wife

Miguel Chan lost his wife in a fire two years ago in their Bensonhurst, Brooklyn home, and he lives to this day with memories of the horrifying experience of having to drop his two young children out of a window to safety as the blaze raged.

03/05/2013

Generic fire (credit: Clip Art)

Police: Homeless Man Confessed To Three Intentionally Set Fires In The Bronx

Steve Contreras, 25, was arrested on Saturday night by police on Wards Island.

02/17/2013

Harry Fleischmann, Jr. (credit: Suffolk County District Attorney)

Career Criminal Charged In Torching Of Reservist’s L.I. Home

A convicted burglar on parole stands accused of setting fire to an Air National Guard reservist from Long Island on duty overseas.

01/29/2013

Fire Damage At The Church of St. Luke and St. Matthew In Clinton Hill (credit: CBS 2)

Christmas Eve Services To Go Ahead At Brooklyn Church Apparently Targeted By Arsonist

Christmas Eve services were in jeopardy after Sunday’s blaze, but Father Chris Ballard confirmed to 1010 WINS Monday they will go ahead as planned.

12/24/2012

Fire Damage At The Church of St. Luke and St. Matthew In Clinton Hill (credit: CBS 2)

2-Alarm Fire Damages Brooklyn Church Just Ahead Of Christmas

Officials said the fire broke out around 4 a.m. and took firefighters about an hour to bring it under control. More than 100 firefighters were on the scene helping to extinguish the blaze.

12/23/2012

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