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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

Mariano Barbosa Jr.

Security Officer Accused Of Setting Multiple Fires At Hotels Where He Worked

FDNY fire marshals have arrested a hotel employee for allegedly setting eight fires over the past four years at two hotels where he worked as a security officer.

09/21/2013

Handcuff (credit: clipart.com)

Man’s Elderly Mother Left On Floor All Night In New Jersey

A northern New Jersey woman and her uncle have been charged with senior neglect, after they allegedly left an elderly woman lying on the floor for as long as 15 hours before ever calling for help.

06/09/2013

The remains of the Breezy Point neighborhood following a fire that broke out during Sunday as seen from Chopper 880 - Nov. 2, 2012 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

FDNY: Sea Water Flooding Electrical Units Caused Breezy Point Inferno The Day Sandy Hit

The massive Breezy Point blaze broke out around 8:30 p.m. on Oct. 29, right as Sandy and the ensuing storm surge made their impacts felt in New York City.

12/24/2012

Scene of fire in Crown Heights, Brooklyn (credit: CBS 2)

Four-Alarm Fire Rips Through Crown Heights Home

A dozen people had to be rescued by firefighters, as a four-story home in Brooklyn went up in flames around 2:15 Monday morning. The fire consumed a home on Carroll Street just off Kingston Avenue in Crown Heights.

09/03/2012

Bushwick Blaze (credit: CBS 2)

Officials: Brooklyn Fire Sparked By Child Playing With Lighter

Fire marshals investigating a deadly blaze in a Bushwick brownstone Tuesday said a 5-year-old boy started the fire while playing with a lighter on a mattress.

03/29/2011