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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

Firefighters respond to a deadly blaze in Newark on June 15, 2014. (Credit: CBS 2)

Newark House Fire Kills 6 People, Including 2 Children

Six people — including two children — were killed in house fire early Sunday morning in Newark, Essex County officials said.

06/15/2014

An SUV caught fire on the Grand Central Parkway, leaving one dead and two injured. (Credit: CBS 2)

Yonkers Man Killed When SUV Hits Debris, Catches Fire On Grand Central Parkway

One person was killed Tuesday when a sport-utility vehicle caught fire on the Grand Central Parkway in Queens.

05/27/2014

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Woman Found Dead In Bedford-Stuyvesant Fire

A woman was found dead late Monday in a fire in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn.

05/27/2014

The scene of a fatal fire in South Toms River, N.J. on Monday, May 5. (Credit: KYW-TV/CBS Philly)

1 Dead, 6 Firefighters Injured In South Toms River Blaze

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.

05/05/2014

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