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Fire crews battle a brush fire in Manorville, N.Y. on April 17, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Firefighters Contain Large Brush Fire In Manorville, Long Island

The blaze broke out around 1:30 p.m. just one mile from and one week after another massive brush fire that burned over 1,000 acres

04/17/2012

A Jail Cell - File / Photo: JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images

Police: 2 Men Face Arson Charges In N.J.

Authorities said Greg Woodman remained jailed Saturday but Michael Sloan has been released.

04/14/2012

Brush Fire Damage - Manorville, NY - Apr 10, 2012 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Celebration Planned For Firefighters Who Battled Long Island Brush Fire

An all-day celebration is planned for May 19 at the Brookhaven Amphitheater in Farmingville to honor the hundreds of volunteer firefighters who helped douse the brush fire that scorched 1,124 acres of Suffolk County.

04/13/2012

Crews battle a brush fire in Suffolk County on April 10, 2012 (credit: CBS 2)

Experts: Brush Fires Necessary For Environment On Long Island

“This is a fire-dependent ecosystem. It has to burn to survive,” said Richard Amper of the L.I. Pine Barens Society.

04/12/2012

William Hille (credit: CBS 2)

William Hille, Firefighter Burned In Suffolk County Brush Fire, Returns Home

The Long Island firefighter who took on a wall of flames battling a massive brush fire that burned more than 1,000 acres of the Pine Barrens was back at home on Wednesday.

04/11/2012

A brush fire in Carlstadt - Apr 11, 2012 (credit: CBS 2)

Brush Fire Near Izod Center In New Jersey Contained After Firefighters Battle Flames

Thick, black smoke could be seen billowing from the area near the Izod Center throughout the afternoon.

04/11/2012

The brush fire left Dennis Krupski's business on Wading River Manor Road in shambles. (credit: Al Jones, 1010 WINS)

L.I. Wildfire Under Control; Gov. Cuomo Declares State Of Emergency For Suffolk Co.

“The situation is contained for the time being,” Cuomo said, adding he was “cautiously optimistic.” The governor also stated that the response was an example of a case where “government acted better than you could have expected.”

04/10/2012

A brush fire burns in Suffolk County on April 9, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Wind-Fueled Brush Fires Continue To Wreak Havoc On L.I.; NYC, Southern N.J. Also Battling Flames

Several major brush fires continued to burn Monday night in the Tri-State Area. Among the most serious is a fire in Suffolk County, where officials spent the evening coordinating efforts with state authorities and the National Guard.

04/09/2012

Brush fire damage at the Edgewood Preserve - Deer Park, NY - Jul 19, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Brush Fire Damages Edgewood Preserve In Deer Park

At the Edgewood Preserve in Deer Park there are long stretches of scorched, brittle ground and blackened leafless trees where firefighters battled a brush blaze on Monday.

07/19/2011

Staten island Brush Fire (credit: CBS 2)

FDNY Puts Out Staten Island Brush Fire

About 60 firefighters responded to the scene near Amboy Road after getting a call at 5:52 a.m.

12/08/2010

FDNY Battles Four Alarm Staten Island Brush Fire

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — The FDNY is battling a four alarm brush fire on Staten Island. Fire officials said approximately 39 units comprising 168 firefighters are on the scene battling the blaze near Staten […]

11/13/2010

Staten Island Fire (Photo/FDNY via Twitpic)

Staten Island Brush Fires Finally Under Control

Some 250 firefighters from all five boroughs were out in Great Kills Park Wednesday afternoon for what grew to a 6 alarm fire.

09/08/2010

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