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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.


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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.


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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.


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.


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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.


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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.


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Person Found Dead In Queens Fire

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


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.


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Man Recalls Horror Of Throwing Children To Safety In Fire That Killed His Wife

Miguel Chan lost his wife in a fire two years ago in their Bensonhurst, Brooklyn home, and he lives to this day with memories of the horrifying experience of having to drop his two young children out of a window to safety as the blaze raged.


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Woman Killed, 2 Others Injured In West Babylon Fire

A woman was killed, and two others were injured, in a fire in Suffolk County Sunday afternoon.


Fire at East Orange, NJ home Feb. 17, 2013 (credit: CBS 2)

Deadly Fire Rips Through Abandoned Home In Orange

One person was rescued from inside the home on Reock Street, an area where there are a lot of abandoned buildings.


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Man Dies After Being Rescued From Fire In Harlem Housing Development

A man has died after being rescued from a fire in the Taft Houses development in Harlem.


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Boy, 8, Killed In Fire In Brooklyn

An 8-year-old boy was killed early Saturday when a fire broke out at his home in the Flatbush-Ditmas Park section of Brooklyn.


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232 Dead In Brazil Nightclub Fire

A fire at a nightclub in Brazil left 232 people dead overnight.


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Man Killed In Fast-Moving Newark Fire

A man was killed Saturday when a fast-moving fire roared through his home in Newark.