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Officials Probe Fire That Left Man Dead In Suffolk County

Fire investigators in Suffolk County were trying to determine the cause Tuesday night of a fire that killed a 61-year-old man the night before.


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Man Killed In Staten Island House Fire

A 23-year-old man died in a house fire in Staten Island early Saturday.


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Autopsy Planned For Man Found Dead In Suffolk County Fire

An autopsy was planned Wednesday to determine the exact cause of death for a man whose body was found at the scene of a fire in Suffolk County.


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Community Seeks Help For Family After Mom, Son Die In N.J. Fire

A community is asking for help for a family, after a devastating fire in Ridgefield, N.J., left a mother and her 14-year-old son dead.


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Report: Man Who Died In Brooklyn Fire Had Been Smoking In Bed

A man who was killed in a fire in Brooklyn early Saturday had been smoking in bed, according to a published report.


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Elderly Woman Dies In Fire In Crown Heights, Brooklyn

A woman who was reportedly 91 years old died early Monday, in an apartment building fire in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn.


A body is found in Forest Park. (Credit: CBS 2)

Fire Department: Man Found Dead In Forest Park After Body Was On Fire

The fire department responded to a call in Forest Park, Queens about a brush fire in the wooded area of the park at 5:54 on Saturday morning. When the firefighters arrived, they found a dead body in the park about 100 feet off the road.


A frefighter fights the blaze in Bushwick. (Credit: CBS 2)

FDNY: Fire In Four-Story Bushwick Building Leaves One Dead

The FDNY said that one person has died in a fire that broke out in a four-story building on Furman Avenue in Bushwick. The blaze started at around 4:00 on Saturday morning.


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Mom Who Escaped Multi-Fatal South Plainfield, N.J. Blaze Speaks Of Tragic Loss

Natalie Jefferson is still trying to grapple with the loss of most of her family. It was early last Thursday when she awoke to find her side of a two-family home in smoke and flames.


The remains of a house following a deadly fire - Stamford, CT (credit: CBS2)

Source: Coals From Fireplace May Have Caused Deadly Christmas Day Fire That Killed 5 In Stamford

A fire fully engulfed a home on Christmas morning. A mother made it out alive, but her three kids and two parents, tragically, did not.


Fire burns in Stamford, CT - Dec 25, 2011 (credit: via Terry Sheridan/1010 WINS)

Three Children, Two Adults Killed In Christmas Day Fire In Stamford

Mayor Michael Pavia said three children and two adults were killed in the three-alarm blaze. The relationship between those who died isn’t yet clear.


John Downing, Brian Fahey and Harry Ford were remembered on June18, 2011 - the 10-year anniversary of a Long Island City fire that claimed their lives. (Credit: CBS 2)

Families, Friends Remember Victims 10 Years After Fatal Father’s Day Fire

The City marked a grim anniversary on Saturday, 10 years after an explosion rocked a burning hardware store in Long Island City, killing three firefighters.


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One Dead, 15 Rescued In House Fire In Orange, NJ

A woman is dead following a fire that broke out in a duplex early Friday morning. The death toll would have been far worse if firefighters hadn’t been able to rescue more than a dozen people trapped on the second floor.


Firefighters on the scene at Statesir Place in Middletown, N.J. on April 19, 2011 (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Four People Killed In Middletown, N.J. Fire

A six-alarm fire destroyed a split-level home on Statesir Place in Middletown. One person survived.


Investigators spent Sunday night searching for the cause of a deadly fire in New Jersey. (Credit: CBS 2)

Authorities Investigate Cause Of Fatal Secaucus Blaze

Investigators spent Sunday night searching for the cause of a deadly fire in New Jersey. Flames shot through a condominium complex in Secaucus, turning one woman’s apartment into a death trap.