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A fire forced a post office in Carlstadt, NJ to close after the roof partially collapsed on April 24, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Early Morning Fire Closes Carlstadt Post Office

The flames broke out near the roof of the building on First Street around 1:30 a.m. Thursday.

3 hours ago

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Experts: When It Comes To Child Safety Parents Need To Get Back To The Basics

A tragic fire that took the lives of two 4-year-olds in Far Rockaway has raised questions about when parents should talk to their kids about safety.

18 hours ago

Authorities are investigating a fire at James Monroe Elementary School in Edison, NJ on March 24, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Displaced James Monroe Elementary Students Get Lesson In Giving Back

The 500 students displaced by last month’s 6-alarm fire have been back learning in makeshift classrooms on the campus of Middlesex County College.

24 hours ago

A makeshift memorial at the scene of a fire that killed two 4-year-old siblings in Queens. (credit: CBS 2)

De Blasio: Ambulance Delay In Queens Fire That Killed Kids ‘Not Acceptable’

Mayor Bill de Blasio said he expects a quick resolution to the internal investigation into the fire, which broke out Saturday just before midnight at a home in Far Rockaway.

04/22/2014

Emergency responders on the scene of a fire in Albertson, NY on April 22, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Officials: Elderly Man Killed In Albertson House Fire

Fire broke out Tuesday morning at a home occupied by two elderly residents. One was rescued.

04/22/2014

A makeshift memorial at the scene of a deadly fire in Far Rockaway. (credit: Kathryn Brown/CBS 2)

Neighbors Question Ambulance Response Time In Deadly Far Rockaway Fire

The blaze broke out Saturday night just before midnight at a home on Bay 30th Street in Far Rockaway. Four-year-old Jai’Launi Tinglin and his 4-year-old half-sister, Aniya, were killed.

04/21/2014

A fire in Jackson Heights gutted the third and fourth floors of a commercial building on April 21, 2014. (credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Stubborn Blaze Guts Part Of Commercial Building In Jackson Heights

The flames were first reported around 5:30 p.m. at 74-09 37th Avenue in Jackson Heights, officials said.

04/21/2014

Relatives gather at a Far Rockaway home where two 4-year-olds were killed in a fire on April 19, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Far Rockaway Fire Leaves Two 4-Year-Olds Dead

The blaze broke out just before midnight on Bay 30th Street in Far Rockaway, Queens.

04/20/2014

A massive fire destroyed three homes in Sea Isle City. (Credit: CBS 2)

Investigators Look Into Blaze That Destroyed Three Homes In Sea Isle City

The fire started just before 5 p.m. on Friday, on the 7800 block of Pleasure Ave. Within minutes the wind carried flames from one home to the next, authorities said. The fire leveled three homes and damaged eleven more.

04/19/2014

A fire destroyed multiple homes in Sea Isle City, N.J. on the afternoon of Friday, April 18. (Credit: CBS 2)

7-Alarm Fire Reduces 3 Homes To Ash In Sea Isle City, N.J.

A massive fire raged late Friday afternoon on the Jersey Shore, leaving at least three buildings burned to the ground.

04/18/2014

Authorities are investigating a fire at James Monroe Elementary School in Edison, NJ on March 24, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Demolition To Begin Friday At Edison Elementary School Destroyed By Fire

Demolition of the James Monroe Elementary School is scheduled to start Friday.

04/17/2014

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3 People Injured In Fire At Elmwood Park Red Carpet Inn

The fire broke out around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at a Red Carpet Inn in Elmwood Park.

04/16/2014

Officers salute the coffin of Ofc. Dennis Guerra at his funeral on Apr. 14, 2014. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Thousands Say Goodbye To Dennis Guerra, NYPD Officer Killed In Coney Island Fire

Thousands of cops lined the streets at Officer Dennis Guerra’s funeral at the St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church in Rockaway Beach, Queens.

04/14/2014

An extra-alarm brush fire raged Monday evening on Staten Island. (Credit: Mellana Cramer)

Brush Fire Rages Near Goethals Bridge On Staten Island

An extra-alarm brush fire was raging on Staten Island Monday evening, bringing heavy smoke and causing traffic jams.

04/14/2014

Tanji Dewberry with her son (credit: Facebook)

Mother, 8-Year-Old Son Killed In NJ Fire

The fire broke out at around 11:30 p.m. Sunday on Berkely Avenue in Orange. A passerby noticed the flames and called 911.

04/14/2014

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