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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

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

FDNY truck/file (credit: Stan Honda/AFP/GettyImages)

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

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