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This garage caught fire in Yonkers on June 20, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

2-Alarm Fire Destroys Garage In Yonkers

The two-alarm fire broke out on Post Street shortly after 3 p.m.

06/20/2014

Crews on the scene of a manhole fire in Queens on June 19, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Service Restored After Manhole, Power Line Fires Knock Out Power For Hundreds In Queens

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.

06/19/2014

Six people were killed in a fire on Sunday, June 15, 2014 in Newark, NJ. (credit: CBS 2)

Prosecutor: Deaths Ruled Accidental For 6 Family Members Killed In Newark Fire

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.

06/18/2014

A fire rages at a home in Carteret, NJ on June 16, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Off-Duty Dispatcher Rescues 2 From House Fire In Carteret

Authorities are praising an off-duty police dispatcher who rescued two neighbors from a fire that destroyed their home early Monday in Carteret.

06/16/2014

Six people were killed in a fire on Sunday, June 15, 2014 in Newark, NJ. (credit: CBS 2)

Authorities: Plastic Flowers Helped Ignite Deadly Newark Fire

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.

06/16/2014

Firefighters respond to a deadly blaze in Newark on June 15, 2014. (Credit: CBS 2)

Newark House Fire Kills 6 People, Including 2 Children

Six people — including two children — were killed in house fire early Sunday morning in Newark, Essex County officials said.

06/15/2014

Harlem 155th Street Fire

Family Of 6 Displaced After Fire Rips Through Harlem Building

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.

06/14/2014

Harlem 155th Street Fire

3-Alarm Fire Rips Through Harlem Building Housing Fried Chicken Restaurant

An extra-alarm fire broke out Friday evening in a Harlem building housing a fried chicken resident.

06/13/2014

A firefighter was killed battling a massive fire in Union Beach, NJ. (Credit: CBS 2)

Union Beach Mourns Loss Of Volunteer Firefighter

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.

06/09/2014

A firefighter was killed battling a massive fire in Union Beach, NJ. (Credit: CBS 2)

Authorities: Monmouth County Firefighter Killed In Union Beach Blaze

Authorities say that a Monmouth County firefighter has been killed fighting a fire at a commercial building in Union Beach.

06/08/2014

Boat that caught fire in the Housatonic River in Connecticut (Credit: Stratford Fire Dept.)

Fishing Boat Goes Up In Flames On Housatonic River

A picture taken from the shore showed thick smoke that could be seen for miles.

06/07/2014

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Officials Investigate Fire That Killed Elderly New Jersey Man

Emergency crews found the victim in the front bedroom of his home on Egg Harbor Road.

06/07/2014

An extra-alarm fire broke out at the TGI Friday's Fire on Fifth Avenue in Midtown on Friday, June 6. (Credit: alansfaulkner)

Frightening Fire At TGI Friday’s Causes Panic On 5th Avenue

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.

06/07/2014

More than 30 people have been injured in an overnight fire on Staten Island on June 5, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Kids Tossed From Window To Escape Staten Island Blaze That Injured 34

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.

06/05/2014

Damaged cars at the scene of an accident at a gas station on the Hutchinson River Parkway on June 3, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

6 Injured Following Accident At Gas Station On Hutchinson River Parkway

The accident took place on the Hutchinson River Parkway just south of the service area near exit 25 for North Street.

06/03/2014

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