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Rutgers campus (credit: Tom Sulcer/Wikimedia Commons)

Edison Man Charged With Arson Following Fire At Rutgers’ Busch Campus

Prosecutors allege the Edison man set the fire last Saturday in the Allison Road classroom at Rutgers’ Busch Campus in Piscataway.

18 hours ago

Vehicles in procession for Joseph Sanford, Jr. in Manhasset on Dec. 24, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Procession Honors Long Island Firefighter Who Died Battling Woodmere House Fire

Dozens of vehicles lined Community Drive in Manhasset Wednesday to honor Joseph Sanford, Jr.

12/25/2014

The aftermath of a Christmas Eve fire at 142nd Place in South Jamaica, Queens. (credit: CBS2)

3-Alarm Fire Damages 2 Homes In Queens

The fire broke out at around 11:40 a.m. at 142nd Place near 123rd Avenue in Jamaica.

12/24/2014

A massive blaze broke out after an explosion at a Brentwood gas station. (Credit: Michael Kramer)

Massive Blaze Breaks Out At Brentwood Gas Station

A massive fire caused significant damage to a Brentwood gas station. Firefighters were able to keep the flames from spreading to nearby fuel pumps.

12/22/2014

A police car sits outside the scene of a deadly fire in Murray Hill. (Credit: CBS2)

Officials: Woman Killed In Early-Morning, Murray Hill Blaze

Fire officials say an elderly woman was killed when flames broke out in a 4 story building on East 36th Street shortly before 1 a.m.

12/21/2014

Joseph Sanford, firefighter died after being critically injured in Woodmere house fire on Dec. 19, 2014. (credit: Handout)

Firefighter Injured In Woodmere Blaze Remains In Critical Condition

Joseph Sanford, a 17-year veteran volunteer with the Inwood Fire Department, was fighting the fire when he fell through one of the floors of the home on Central Avenue in Woodmere.

12/20/2014

A volunteer firefighter suffered critical injuries while battling a fire at this home in Woodmere, N.Y. on Dec. 19, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Firefighter In Critical Condition After House Fire In Woodmere

The Central Avenue house was totally gutted by the fire, which broke out at around 4 a.m., CBS2’s Carolyn Gusoff reported.

12/19/2014

An extra-alarm fire ripped through a building in Ozone Park, Queens on Thursday, Dec. 18. (Credit: CBS2)

Firefighters Responded To Call At Queens Building Hours Before Devastating Blaze

An extra-alarm fire was raging late Thursday afternoon in a building in Ozone Park, Queens.]

12/18/2014

One of two fires damaged in a fire in Paterson, NJ on Dec. 18, 2014. (credit: Rebecca Granet/1010 WINS)

4 Homes Damaged In 2 Separate Fires In Paterson

Firefighters are battling two fires that have ignited four homes in Paterson.

12/18/2014

Firefighters battle an early morning fire in the Bronx on Dec. 17, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

5-Alarm Fire Rips Through Multiple Businesses In The Bronx

The fire broke out just before 5:30 a.m. on University Avenue in Morris Heights.

12/17/2014

A woman was found dead in a fire on Pearl Street in Paterson, New Jersey on Tuesday, Dec. 16. (Credit: CBS2)

2 Major Fires In Paterson, New Jersey; Person Found Dead In One

Two major fires broke out in Paterson, New Jersey Tuesday evening, and a person was found dead in one of the blazes.

12/16/2014

The American Museum of Natural History was evacuated Friday, Dec. 12, due to a fire. (Credit: Robert Keus/Twitter)

Small Fire Prompts Evacuation Of American Museum Of Natural History

The American Museum of Natural History was evacuated Friday afternoon, after a small fire broke out.

12/12/2014

Fire crews on the scene of a blaze in Cypress Hills (credit: Janelle Burrell/CBS2)

1 Dead, 14 Displaced, Several Others Hurt In 2 Brooklyn Fires

Fires in two Brooklyn neighborhoods early Friday morning claimed the life of one man and left several other people injured.

12/12/2014

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Man Charged In Arson Attack Caught On Video At East Harlem Deli

A suspect was arrested and charged Thursday in an arson attack in an East Harlem deli last month.

12/11/2014

Police and firefighters on the scene of a deadly fire in the East Village on Dec. 10, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Woman Killed In East Village Fire Identified As Author, Bar Owner

The woman found dead early Wednesday in an East Village apartment fire has been identified as a writer who also co-owned a bar in Brooklyn.

12/10/2014

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