The two-alarm fire broke out on Post Street shortly after 3 p.m.
Officials said an underground cable caught fire, triggering manhole explosions and fires on some overhead power lines around 6 a.m. at 95th Avenue near 96th Street in Ozone Park.
The six family members who were killed in a fire in Newark this past weekend all died of smoke inhalation, and their deaths were accidental, prosecutors said Wednesday.
Authorities are praising an off-duty police dispatcher who rescued two neighbors from a fire that destroyed their home early Monday in Carteret.
Authorities said a yard full of plastic flowers and other decorations helped ignite a fire that led to the deaths of six people, including two children, in Newark on Sunday.
Six people — including two children — were killed in house fire early Sunday morning in Newark, Essex County officials said.
The fire also left six firefighters and a city environmental protection worker with minor injuries. There has been no word on what sparked the flames.
An extra-alarm fire broke out Friday evening in a Harlem building housing a fried chicken resident.
Volunteer firefighter Robert “Hawk” Meyer, 54, collapsed while battling the blaze at a commercial building on Union Avenue Sunday evening. He was taken to Bayshore Community Hospital where he later died.
Authorities say that a Monmouth County firefighter has been killed fighting a fire at a commercial building in Union Beach.
A picture taken from the shore showed thick smoke that could be seen for miles.
Emergency crews found the victim in the front bedroom of his home on Egg Harbor Road.
A fire at a TGI Friday’s restaurant near Rockefeller Center was under control on Saturday morning, but not before causing panic on 5th Avenue.
Two young children were tossed out a window from a burning building into the arms of neighbors below after a fire broke out Thursday on Staten Island, injuring more than 30 people.
The accident took place on the Hutchinson River Parkway just south of the service area near exit 25 for North Street.