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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

Memorial at the Shirley home where a mother and her 3 kids were killed in a fire, Oct. 14, 2013. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Shirley Community In Mourning After Mother, 3 Kids Killed In House Fire

There is a growing memorial outside the charred Hollywood Drive home where four members of a family died late Friday night.

10/14/2013

Shirley Fatal Fire

Mother, 3 Children Dead In Shirley House Fire

A fast-moving fire left a mother and her three young children dead on Long Island late Friday.

10/12/2013

White Plains YMCA Fire

2 Bodies Found In White Plains YMCA Fire

Two men were found dead early Saturday when firefighters responded to a blaze at the YMCA in White Plains, authorities confirmed Saturday morning.

08/31/2013

Elizabeth apartment building fire. (credit: CBS 2)

Teenager Killed In Raging Fire In Elizabeth, N.J.

Firefighters made multiple attempts to go into the burning three-story building to rescue people inside but the fire was so fierce that it caused the center of the structure to collapse.

06/16/2013

Fatal Fire On The Lower East Side (credit: CBS 2)

84-Year-Old Woman Dies In Lower East Side Apartment Fire

The fire broke out around 12:15 a.m. Wednesday at an apartment on Fourth Avenue.

04/17/2013

Daniel Ignacio (CBS 2)

Judge Sentences Convicted Bensonhurst Arsonist To 25 Years To Life

Daniel Ignacio, 31, was convicted last month on five counts of murder, arson and other charges for intentionally setting the 2010 blaze.

04/04/2013

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Person Found Dead In Queens Fire

One person is dead after a fire broke out Sunday in South Jamaica, Queens.

03/24/2013

Scene of a fatal fire in the Bronx at 977 Grant Avenue (credit: CBS 2)

Little Girl Killed In Bronx Apartment Fire

The fire broke out inside the fourth floor of a brownstone at 977 Grant Avenue. The call came in around 3:10 Sunday morning. It took 60 firefighters about a half an hour to bring the fire under control.

03/17/2013

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