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Joseph Sanford, firefighter died after being critically injured in Woodmere house fire on Dec. 19, 2014. (credit: Handout)

L.I. Volunteer Fire Department: Report Places Blame On Firefighter Who Died On Duty

A tragic fire that claimed the life of a volunteer firefighter on Long Island is leading to changes in the way volunteer fire departments operate.

08/10/2015

Deadly Levittown Fire

Elderly Woman Dies In Levittown Fire

The fire broke out around 4:30 a.m. Tuesday on Wadsworth Avenue in Levittown.

06/09/2015

Firefighters on the scene of a deadly blaze in Elizabeth, New Jersey. (credit: CBS2)

Authorities: Woman, Dog Die In New Jersey House Fire

A woman and dog are dead after a fire ripped through a New Jersey home.

06/01/2015

People stand in front of Happy Land Fire Memorial on 25th anniversary of tragedy (Credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Family, Friends Of Victims Mark 25th Anniversary Of Happy Land Fire In The Bronx

Friends and family members of those who perished are marking the 25th anniversary of the deadly fire Wednesday.

03/25/2015

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Woman, 89, Found Dead In Brooklyn Fire

An 89-year-old woman was found dead this past weekend in a fire in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn.

03/02/2015

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Man, 83, Killed In Fire In Newark Apartment

An 83-year-old man was killed Saturday when a fire broke out in an apartment in Newark.

02/14/2015

Six people were killed in a fire on Sunday, June 15, 2014 in Newark, NJ. (credit: CBS 2)

Trash Dumped At Site Of Memorial For 6 Victims Killed In Newark Fire

Crews in Newark were removing huge mounds of trash Tuesday, after they were dumped at the site of a memorial set up in honor of six family members killed in a fire this summer.

12/30/2014

A fire left a 68-year-old man dead in Edison, New Jersey on Friday, Dec. 26. (Credit: CBS2)

Authorities Probe Fire That Left Disabled Man Dead In Edison, N.J.

Police on Saturday were searching for the cause of a fire that trapped and killed a disabled father in Edison, New Jersey.

12/27/2014

Vehicles in procession for Joseph Sanford, Jr. in Manhasset on Dec. 24, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Procession Honors Long Island Firefighter Who Died Battling Woodmere House Fire

Dozens of vehicles lined Community Drive in Manhasset Wednesday to honor Joseph Sanford, Jr.

12/25/2014

A police car sits outside the scene of a deadly fire in Murray Hill. (Credit: CBS2)

Officials: Woman Killed In Early-Morning, Murray Hill Blaze

Fire officials say an elderly woman was killed when flames broke out in a 4 story building on East 36th Street shortly before 1 a.m.

12/21/2014

A woman was found dead in a fire on Pearl Street in Paterson, New Jersey on Tuesday, Dec. 16. (Credit: CBS2)

2 Major Fires In Paterson, New Jersey; Person Found Dead In One

Two major fires broke out in Paterson, New Jersey Tuesday evening, and a person was found dead in one of the blazes.

12/16/2014

Jerome and Jerilyn Goldchain. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Long Island Couple Recounts Fatal Fire On Oceania Insignia

A Long Island couple who were aboard the cruise ship that caught fire in the Caribbean last week are recounting the harrowing experience.

12/15/2014

Firefighters on the scene of a blaze in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn on Dec. 15, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

66-Year-Old Man Found Dead In Sheepshead Bay Fire

Once the fire was extinguished, emergency responders found Shewming Seto, 66, unconscious and unresponsive inside the home, police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

12/15/2014

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Fire Leaves 1 Person Dead In Queens

One person was killed Thursday when a fire broke out in northeast Queens.

12/04/2014

Home where a fire in New City left a man dead and his wife injured. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Man Killed, Wife Injured In New City Fire

The fire broke out in the garage of the three-story wooden-frame house on Hansen Avenue around midnight Tuesday.

10/28/2014

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