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Parsippany Fatal Fire

Officials: N.J. Man Dies After Blaze; Firefighter Son Accompanies Him To Hospital

An elderly man died late Tuesday, after a fire broke out in his home in Parsippany, N.J., officials said.

04/30/2014

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Woman Killed In Carlstadt Fire, Paterson Blaze Destroys Three Buildings

Authorities are investigating a fatal blaze in Carlstadt, and in Paterson a fire destroyed three buildings and left a dozen people homeless.

04/20/2014

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

Prosecutor: Improperly Discarded Cigarette Sparked Fatal Jersey Shore Motel Fire

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.

03/24/2014

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

Authorities To Use DNA To Identify 4 Victims Of Jersey Shore Motel Fire

Arson investigators were back on the scene of a deadly Point Pleasant Beach motel fire Sunday morning.

03/23/2014

Firefighters on the scene of a large fire in Jersey City, NJ on Thursday, March 6, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

911 Calls Document Horror In Fatal Jersey City Fire, As Crews Go To Wrong Street

Jersey City officials released new 911 calls Wednesday that showed the sheer panic as flames and smoke swept through a home – in a fire that left four people dead.

03/19/2014

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Man Found Dead At Scene Of Bensonhurst, Brooklyn Apartment Fire

A man was found dead early Saturday at the scene of a fire in an apartment building in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn.

03/01/2014

Nassau County Police Big DL

Woman Found Dead After Fire In Locust Valley, L.I.

A woman was killed Thursday in a fire at a cottage on Long Island.

02/13/2014

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Harlem Apartment Fire Leaves Man Dead

A man was found dead Wednesday in a fire in a Harlem apartment.

01/29/2014

Michael Todd Cohen, Daniel McClung

Fundraising Effort Vastly Exceeds Goal For Man Hurt In High-Rise Fire

As of Wednesday evening, friends had raised more than $50,000 toward the recovery of a man whose husband died in a Hell’s Kitchen high-rise fire this past weekend.

01/08/2014

Michael Todd Cohen, Daniel McClung

Husband Of Man Killed In High-Rise Fire Remains In Burn Unit

The husband of a man killed in a Hell’s Kitchen high-rise fire remained hospitalized Tuesday night, and his family said he was beginning “the long road to physical and emotional recovery.”

01/07/2014

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Woman Found Dead At Scene Of Brooklyn Fire

A woman was found dead Monday evening in a fire that broke out in a basement apartment in southern Brooklyn.

12/02/2013

The scene of a deadly fire in Mount Vernon, NY on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Mount Vernon Fire Union Chief Warns Department Is Short-Staffed

Nine people escaped from a burning home on Tuesday but four others were trapped in a smoke-filled basement and died.

10/31/2013

Bronx Fatal Fire Scene

Officials: Candles Likely Cause Of Fire That Killed 3 Young Boys In The Bronx

Police Saturday morning said candles were believed to be to blame for a fire that left three small children dead in the Bronx.

10/26/2013

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1 Dead, 1 Injured In Queens Village Fire

One person was killed, and another injured, when a fire broke out in an apartment building in Queens Sunday afternoon.

10/20/2013

Shirley Fatal Fire

Police: Fire That Killed Mom, 3 Kids On Long Island Was Accidental

Police have ruled that the fire that killed a mother and three children on Long Island last week was accidental.

10/19/2013

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