Fire

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

A Brooklyn community is reeling after a deadly fire claimed the lives of seven children. (Credit: Sasoon Family Friend)

Funeral Services Held For Children Killed In Brooklyn House Fire

Funerals were held on Sunday for the seven brothers and sisters who were killed in a tragic Brooklyn fire.

03/22/2015

Fire at commercial building on North 11th Street in Williamsburg, Brooklyn on Jan. 31, 2015 (Credit:Andrea Grymes/CBS2)

Brooklyn Warehouse Fire Resulted In Major Loss Of Court Records

There was a major loss of court records during a warehouse fire in January.

03/22/2015

Seven children were killed in a fire in Midwood, Brooklyn on March 21, 2015. (Credit: Ilana Gold/CBS2)

FDNY: 7 Children Killed In Brooklyn House Fire Caused By Malfunctioning Hot Plate

The dead are children ranging in age from 5 to 15 years old, and they are believed to be family members, New York Fire Department spokesman Jim Long said.

03/21/2015

A fast-moving blaze damaged eight houses in a block of row homes in Queens on March 18, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

DA: Man Set Fire That Spread Through Woodhaven, Queens Buildings Because Of Eviction

A man has been charged with arson and attempted murder, for allegedly setting fire to the Woodhaven, Queens house where he lived because the owners had kicked him out.

03/20/2015

The scene of a fire that tore through seven homes in Woodhaven, Queens. (credit: Ilana Gold/CBS2)

Authorities Investigating Cause Of Fast-Moving Fire In Queens

The four-alarm blaze broke out around 8:10 p.m. Wednesday on 90th Street near 91st Avenue in Woodhaven and quickly spread.

03/19/2015

Five people were injured when a fire ripped through eight homes in Woodhaven, Queens. (Credit: CBS2)

Fire Rips Through 8 Homes In Woodhaven, Queens; 5 Residents Injured

An extra-alarm fire ripped through in multiple houses Wednesday evening in Woodhaven, Queens, and left four people injured.

03/18/2015

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Small Child Injured In Fire In Bath Beach, Brooklyn

An infant was seriously injured in a fire in Bath Beach, Brooklyn Wednesday evening.

03/18/2015

Police say one person died and another was critically hurt in a fire on Staten Island on March 17, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Woman Dead, Husband Critically Hurt In Staten Island Fire

The blaze broke out around 10:42 p.m. Tuesday at a home on Annandale Road.

03/18/2015

A fire broke out on Monday, March 16, in a row of townhomes in Rossville, Staten Island. (Credit: CBS2)

Fire Sweeps Through Row Of Townhomes On Staten Island

An extra-alarm fire ripped through a row of townhomes Monday afternoon in the Rossville section of Staten Island.

03/16/2015

The charred remains of the First Universalist Unitarian Church in Southold, Long Island. (Credit: CBS2)

Long Island Congregation Vows To Rebuild After Fire Destroys Historic Church

A Long Island congregation is heartbroken after a fire destroyed their historic 19th century church.

03/16/2015

The FDNY says 12 people were hurt in a smoky blaze at an East Harlem apartment building on March 11, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

12 Hurt After Fire Strikes East Harlem High-Rise

The fire broke out shortly before midnight on the 17th floor of the Schomburg Plaza apartments.

03/11/2015

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