Fire

Officials outside a fatal fire on Chancellor Avenue in Irvington, New Jersey on Feb. 28, 2015 (Credit: CBS2)

1 Dead Following Fire At Home In Irvington, NJ

The fire began just after 1 a.m. Saturday at a three-story home on Chancellor Avenue in Irvington.

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Mary Grace O'Brien's East Rockaway home after a fire. (credit: Mary Grace O'Brien)

LI Woman Says Insurance Company Won’t Pay Fire Claim Because She Owns A Pit Bull

A Long Island woman whose house was severely damaged in a fire alleges her insurance company refuses to pay her claim because she owns a pit bull.

02/27/2015

A fire broke out in a home in Palisades Park, New Jersey on Thursday, Feb. 26. (Credit: CBS2)

2 Fires Rage In Palisades Park, New Jersey

Fire crews were battling a raging blaze late Thursday afternoon in Palisades Park, New Jersey.

02/26/2015

Firefighters on the scene of a fire in Sayreville on Feb. 26, 2015. (credit: Andrea Grymes/CBS2)

Several Businesses Destroyed In Sayreville Strip Mall Fire

A pizzeria, liquor store and dry cleaners were completely wiped out by the blaze, which broke out around 5:30 a.m. Thursday on Main Street.

02/26/2015

Emergency responders on the scene of an apartment building fire in Crown Heights on Feb. 26, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

10 Hurt In Fire At Crown Heights Apartment Building

Firefighters responded to the scene in Crown Heights just after 1:30 a.m. Thursday. The fire apparently started in a second-floor stairwell in a six story apartment building located 718 Saint Marks Avenue.

02/26/2015

Firefighters battle a house fire in Haledon, N.J., on Feb. 22, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Haledon Fire Leaves 1 Injured, Damages 3 Homes

It’s not yet known what sparked the fire on Roe Street in Haledon, which broke out early Sunday, or in which residence the fire began.

02/22/2015

Two children were killed in an Orange, New Jersey house fire on Feb. 20, 2015 (Credit: CBS2)

2 Children Killed In Fire At Orange, NJ Home

The frigid temperatures made it particularly tough for firefighters to battle the fire as the water from hoses froze almost on impact.

02/21/2015

Children were forced to jump from this house in Orange, New Jersey when it caught fire on Friday, Feb. 20. (Credit: CBS2)

Children Jump From Windows To Escape Orange, New Jersey Fire; At Least 1 Person Injured

Injuries were reported Friday night when a fire broke out in a house in Orange, New Jersey.

02/20/2015

Firefighters respond to a blaze at 100 Terrace Ave. in Hempstead, Long Island, on Feb. 19, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Dozens Spend Night In Shelter After Hempstead Apartment Fire

The Red Cross says about 40 people stayed overnight in a shelter, and more went to friends’ and families’ homes, after a fire raged through a Long Island apartment complex.

02/20/2015

Grammy award winning singer Art Garfunkel sings 'God Bless America' in between the seventh inning of the game bewteen the Chicago Cubs and Philadelphia Phillies on June 15, 2014 at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

UES Penthouse Reportedly Belonging To Art Garfunkel Catches Fire

A fire broke out Thursday in an Upper East Side penthouse that reportedly belonged to iconic singer Art Garfunkel.

02/19/2015

A fire broke out an apartment complex at 100 Terrace Ave. in Hempstead, Long Island, on Feb. 19, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Massive Fire Erupts At Hempstead Apartment Complex

About 200 firefighters battled a fire — and strong winds — at a Hempstead apartment complex Thursday.

02/19/2015

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Cops Say Couple Found Dead After Paterson Fire May Have Been Murdered

Police say a couple found dead after a fire in Paterson last year may have been victims of a homicide.

02/18/2015

A fire ripped through a building on Locust Hill Avenue in Yonkers on Wednesday, Feb. 18. (Credit: CBS2)

Fire Sweeps Through Apartment House In Yonkers

An extra-alarm fire ripped through an apartment building in Yonkers Wednesday afternoon.

02/18/2015

Firefighters on the scene of a house fire in Orange, NJ on Feb. 18, 2015. (credit: Andrea Grymes/CBS2)

3-Alarm Fire Leaves Several Homeless In Orange, New Jersey

Fire officials say it started as a basement fire, but quickly spread.

02/18/2015

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Police Believe Disturbed Man Slashed Mother, Set Fire In The Bronx

Police believe a man described as emotionally disturbed was behind a fire that broke out Tuesday in the Bronx.

02/17/2015

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