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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.

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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

A fast-moving fire ripped through this Newark home Saturday morning, killing two women and injuring three children. (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

2 Women Killed, 3 Children Injured In Newark House Fire

The three children hurt in the fire were being treated for undisclosed injuries, and further information on their conditions were not released.

10/11/2014

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Long Island Fire Leaves Woman Injured, 3 Dogs Dead

A fire in East Northport, Long Island, left a woman injured and three dogs dead Thursday afternoon.

09/04/2014

An extra-alarm fire broke out in a building at 136th Street and Amsterdam Avenue on Monday, Aug. 18. (Credit: CBS 2)

Fire Safety Experts Warn That Bad Habits At Home Could End In Tragedy

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.

08/19/2014

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CBS 2: Victim Killed In Hamilton Heights Fire Identified As 15-Year-Old Girl

The person killed in a three-alarm fire in a Hamilton Heights apartment building has been identified as a 15-year-old girl.

08/19/2014

An extra-alarm fire broke out in a building at 136th Street and Amsterdam Avenue on Monday, Aug. 18. (Credit: CBS 2)

1 Dead In Hamilton Heights Apartment Building Fire

An extra-alarm fire broke out late Monday afternoon in an apartment building in Hamilton Heights.

08/18/2014

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Authorities Identify Woman Killed In Essex Fells Fire

A woman who died in a fire in Essex Fells, New Jersey this past weekend has been identified.

07/28/2014

Firefighters battle a motel blaze in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ on March 21, 2014. (credit: Ocean County Prosecutor's Office)

Prosecutors Release Detailed Report Of What Caused Fatal Jersey Shore Motel Fire

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.

07/02/2014

Funeral held for six victims of Newark fire (Credit: CBS 2)

Funeral Held For Family Members Killed In Father’s Day Blaze

All six victims had been sleeping inside the home on Madison Avenue and South 15th Street when the fire broke out.

06/21/2014

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One Person Killed After Mattituck Fire Rips Through Apartment & Four Stores

A raging fire ripped through four stores and killed one person on Friday night.

06/21/2014

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

Prosecutor: Deaths Ruled Accidental For 6 Family Members Killed In Newark Fire

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.

06/18/2014

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