The FDNY says the fire that took the life of a 15-year-old girl in Hamilton Heights on Monday was caused by a common household mistake, an overloaded power strip.
The person killed in a three-alarm fire in a Hamilton Heights apartment building has been identified as a 15-year-old girl.
An extra-alarm fire broke out late Monday afternoon in an apartment building in Hamilton Heights.
A woman who died in a fire in Essex Fells, New Jersey this past weekend has been identified.
Surveillance video from inside the motel shows John Alberti rummaging through seat cushions in a lounge. He later is shown face down on the couch with a lit cigarette.
All six victims had been sleeping inside the home on Madison Avenue and South 15th Street when the fire broke out.
A raging fire ripped through four stores and killed one person on Friday night.
The six family members who were killed in a fire in Newark this past weekend all died of smoke inhalation, and their deaths were accidental, prosecutors said Wednesday.
Six people — including two children — were killed in house fire early Sunday morning in Newark, Essex County officials said.
One person was killed Tuesday when a sport-utility vehicle caught fire on the Grand Central Parkway in Queens.
A woman was found dead late Monday in a fire in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn.
Authorities said a house fire in South Toms River Monday claimed the life of one person and sent six firefighters to the hospital with minor injuries.
An elderly man died late Tuesday, after a fire broke out in his home in Parsippany, N.J., officials said.
Authorities are investigating a fatal blaze in Carlstadt, and in Paterson a fire destroyed three buildings and left a dozen people homeless.
A cigarette is believed to have ignited a stuffed chair in the second-floor smoking area of the 25-unit Mariner’s Cove Motor Inn in Point Pleasant Beach, according to authorities.