Fire Departments Work To Prevent, Reduce Damage From Brush Fires In LI Pine BarrensHigh winds and dry conditions could turn a few flames into a raging inferno. But new equipment could save lives and property.
Suffolk County Volunteer Firefighters To Receive Specialized Wildfire TrainingThe training includes the latest in brush fire equipment with a focus on saving lives.
Firefighters Battle Brush Fires In Edison, New Jersey MarshlandsThe flames broke out around 1:30 Wednesday near Sweetwater Lane in Edison.
Officials Warn Of Increased Risk Of Brush Fires ThursdayThe National Weather Service has issued "red flag" warning, which indicates a combination of dry fuels and weather conditions could support extreme fire danger and make fire fighting difficult.
2 Brush Fires Break Out In Suffolk CountyTwo brush fires broke out in Suffolk County Sunday, and firefighters encountered difficulty from the wind as they battled the flames in one blaze.
Warm Weather Sparks Brush Fire WorryMost people probably welcome the warm weather, except, maybe, for some local fire officials worried about the potential for more brush fires.
N.Y. Air Nat'l Guard Trains For Wildfires On Long IslandIn April, wildfire broke out in Manorville and it took many long days to get it under control.
Basking Ridge, N.J. Hits 95 Degrees April 16; Unusually Warm Weather Brings Red Flag Brush Fire Warnings The heat is on in the Big Apple. Temperatures are expected to be about 25 degrees above normal, making it feel like July.
Tri-State Area Fires Have Red Cross Workers Working OvertimeThe Red Cross volunteers who help out victims of fires have had their hands full in the Tri-State Area lately.
Firefighters Gain Control Of Wind-Whipped Wildfires In N.J., Staten Island, ConnecticutAuthorities say a small brush fire that broke out in Barnegat late Tuesday morning has been fully contained, while crews hope to have a large wildfire in Burlington County fully contained by Tuesday night.
Officials Investigating String Of Staten Island FiresThe Fire Department is investigating a string of suspicious fires on Staten Island.
Staten Island Brush Fires Flare Up AgainThe brush fires that ripped through Staten Island yesterday afternoon into the evening have flared up again Thursday in Great Kills Park.