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A man's rental car caught fire, along with two others, when the man saturated the car in rubbing alcohol to get rid of bedbugs and then lit a cigarette, police say. (Credit: Pete Cavouto)

Police: Multiple Vehicles Catch Fire In L.I. Man’s Attempt To Rid Car Of Bedbugs

A man was hospitalized with burns on Long Island this week, after he allegedly set a rental car – and two others – on fire by accident as he tried to rid the vehicle of bedbugs.

04/15/2015

A four-alarm fire ripped through a shuttered C-Town store in South Am boy on Monday, April 13. (Credit: CBS2)

Major Fire Rips Through Old C-Town Supermarket In South Amboy, N.J.

A fire ripped through a shuttered C-Town supermarket in South Amboy, New Jersey Monday afternoon, sending a billow of acrid smoke over the entire town.

04/13/2015

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Fire Destroys Home In Franklin Township, NJ

A fire destroyed a home in Franklin Township, New Jersey, Saturday afternoon.

04/11/2015

A 3-alarm fire in Crown Heights, Brooklyn on Apr. 8, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Fire Tears Through Two Buildings In Crown Heights

At least two three-story buildings are involved in the fire at St. Marks Avenue near Rochester Avenue.

04/08/2015

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4 Injured In Upper East Side Building Fire

Three people were injured, two seriously, in a fire on the Upper East Side early Wednesday morning.

04/08/2015

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2 Homes Destroyed In Prospect Park South Fire

Crews worked to put out a fire that destroyed two homes in Brooklyn on Tuesday.

04/07/2015

Nicholas Figueroa

Family, Friends Mourn Nicholas Figueroa, Man Killed In East Village Explosion, Fire

Nicholas Figueroa was on a lunch date when he was killed in an explosion and fire on 2nd Avenue in March. The blast claimed two lives.

04/06/2015

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Man Killed, 2 Injured In Fast-Moving Fire In Rooming House On Long Island

Eleven people were inside a Long Island home early Friday morning when a fire erupted, leaving one man dead and two others injured.

04/03/2015

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Man Dead After Firefighters Put Out Fire At Queens Home

Authorities say the body of a man was discovered after firefighters put out a blaze at a home in Queens.

04/01/2015

Three people were in critical condition after a fire broke out at this building in East Flatbush, Brooklyn. (Credit: Roger Stern/CBS2)

7 Injured, 3 Critically, In East Flatbush, Brooklyn Fire

Seven people were injured Saturday, and three were reported in serious-to-critical condition, when a fire broke out in an East Flatbush, Brooklyn residence.

03/28/2015

Firefighters on the scene of a fire in Cherry Grove on Fire Island on March 27, 2015. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Several Buildings Destroyed By Fast-Moving Blaze On Fire Island

Just weeks before the start of the tourist season, fire destroyed four buildings on Cherry Grove.

03/27/2015

Firefighters on the scene of a fire at East 66th Street and First Avenue on March 27, 2015. (credit: Ilana Gold/CBS2)

5 Firefighters Hurt In Upper East Side Apartment Fire

Authorities say a fire at a 6-story apartment building on the Upper East Side has been brought under control.

03/27/2015

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CBS2 Exclusive: Con Ed Says No Leak At East Village Building During Inspection Before Blast

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday said the evidence pointed to a gas explosion in the blast that destroyed several buildings in the East Village – even though there were no reports of odors or leaks.

03/27/2015

Woman rescued in East Village after building explosion/collapse

CBS2 Exclusive: Man Steps In To Rescue Woman On Fire Escape In East Village Blast

Some passersby who were in the East Village at the time of the devastating explosion and fire Thursday afternoon said they were lucky to be alive – and one woman even said her shirt caught fire.

03/26/2015

The Home Depot donated hundreds of smoke detectors after a Brooklyn fire killed seven children March 21, 2015. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Dov Hikind, Home Depot Team Up To Distribute Smoke Detectors After Brooklyn Fire That Killed 7

Hikind, D-Brooklyn, said every home should have the detectors, especially in his community because observant Jews will not stop using hot plates and slow cookers on the Sabbath.

03/24/2015

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