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Woodbridge, NJ brush fire (CBS 2)

Fire That Burned Brush, Trucks In Woodbridge, N.J., Deemed Suspicious

A fast-moving brush fire in Woodbridge Township, N.J. burned for hours and destroyed several vehicles, and investigators have now uncovered evidence calling the fire suspicious.

05/07/2014

A brush fire is seen near a ballfield in Ocean County, N.J., on April 24, 2014. (credit: Tracee Carrasco/CBS 2)

Multiple Forest Fires Rage In Ocean County, N.J.

The fire began shortly before 3 p.m. Wednesday in a remote spot in Cumberland County off the Delaware Bay.

04/24/2014

A brush fire burns in Inwood Hill Park on April 21, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Brush Fire Burns At Inwood Hill Park In Upper Manhattan

The fire is limited to one alarm, so far, but smoke could be seen above the Henry Hudson Parkway.

04/21/2014

An extra-alarm brush fire raged Monday evening on Staten Island. (Credit: Mellana Cramer)

Brush Fire Rages Near Goethals Bridge On Staten Island

An extra-alarm brush fire was raging on Staten Island Monday evening, bringing heavy smoke and causing traffic jams.

04/14/2014

Brush fire burns near Raritan Center in Edison on April 10, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Brush Fire Burns Over 250 Acres Near Raritan Center In Edison

A brush fire billowing thick black smoke has burned 35 to 40 acres in a marshy part of central New Jersey.

04/10/2014

Brush fire along Route 280E seen still smoking, March 26, 2014. The ground is charred, but there are no flames. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Dry Brush, Gusty Winds Help Spread Brush Fires Near NJ TRANSIT Tracks In Harrison

The blaze broke out in Newark and Kearny Wednesday afternoon. No injuries were reported, but strong winds were hindering efforts to contain the fire, officials said.

03/26/2014

College point brush fire (CBS 2)

Fire Rips Through Field In College Point, Queens

A brush fire broke out and destroyed about an acre of tall grass Tuesday afternoon in College Point, Queens.

03/18/2014

Two women walk in the snow in New Rochelle, N.Y., on Nov. 23, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Bitter Cold Catches New Yorkers Off Guard; Winds Bring Danger

Sunday was a frigid and windblown day in the Tri-State Area, which sparked forest fires, sent debris flying through the streets, and had people gearing up for what they fear is a glimpse of winter weather to come.

11/24/2013

Old Bridge Fire

Brush Fire Prompts Evacuations In Old Bridge, N.J.

Several homes in Old Bridge Township have been evacuated as firefighters battle a growing brush fire in the central New Jersey community.

11/24/2013

A brush fire burns at Clausland Mountain in Orangeburg, NY on Friday Nov. 15, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Firefighters Continue To Battle Brush Fire In Rockland County

The blaze began around 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Clausland Mountain in Orangeburg. With wind gusts of over 30 miles per hour, it quickly spread.

11/15/2013

A large brush fire burns in Orangeburg, N.Y., on Nov. 14, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Major Brush Fire Burns In Orangeburg

The blaze began Thursday afternoon in Tallman Mountain State Park in Orangeburg, near Greenbush Road and Route 303.

11/14/2013

Ramapo Brush Fire

Brush Fire Leaves Acre After Acre Charred In Rockland County

Helicopters dumped water Tuesday evening on a brush fire that spread to a wooded area in Rockland County.

10/29/2013

Metro-North Brush Fire

Brush Fire Causes Delays On Metro-North Hudson Line During Evening Rush

Service on the Hudson Line of the Metro-North Railroad was delayed by up to 40 minutes during the Wednesday evening rush due to a brush fire.

05/01/2013

Brush Fire (file / credit: clipart.com)

Warm Weather Sparks Brush Fire Worry

Most people probably welcome the warm weather, except, maybe, for some local fire officials worried about the potential for more brush fires.

04/09/2013

Firefighters battle a brush fire in Queens, apparently set to hide two bodies, on March 6, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Queens Brush Fire Murder Suspect Arraigned

Rogelio Rodriguez, 34, was arraigned on murder, manslaughter and other charges, according to the Queens District Attorney’s office.

03/13/2013

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