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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

Fire tears through at least two homes in Mill Basin, Brooklyn on March 9, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Four-Alarm Fire Tears Through Homes In Mill Basin; Up To 6 Firefighters Hurt

The fire broke out at around 2:20 p.m. at National Drive between Mill and Strickland avenues.

03/09/2015

A fire ripped through an industrial warehouse in Newark on Monday, March 9. (Credit: CBS2)

4 Injured In Newark Industrial Warehouse Fire After Explosion

Four people were injured — one of whom was missing for hours — after a fire broke out late Monday afternoon at a warehouse reportedly used by a chemical company in Newark.

03/09/2015

The scene after a manhole erupted in fire in Bushwick, Brooklyn, leaving a firefighter injured. (Credit: markmizzles)

3 Firefighters, 2 Utility Workers Injured In Brooklyn Manhole Explosions

At least one firefighter was injured late Thursday when a manhole exploded and caught fire in Bushwick, Brooklyn.

03/05/2015

A fire at Ollie's Noodle Shop & Grill forced the evacuation of a Barnard College dormitory on March 3, 2015. (credit: Jesse Zanger/CBSNewYork.com)

Investigation Underway After Fire Forces Evacuation Of Barnard College Dorm

It appeared to have started at Ollie’s Noodle Shop & Grill adjacent to the Morningside Heights campus and across from Columbia University.

03/04/2015

A fire broke out in a building on the Columbia University campus late on Tuesday, March 3. Student housing at the scene was reportedly evacuated. (Credit: Mikaela Davis, via Twitter)

Barnard College Dorm Building Reportedly Evacuated After Fire

An extra-alarm fire broke out late Tuesday in a building on the Columbia University campus, reportedly prompting the evacuation of the Barnard College dormitory.

03/04/2015

Middletown house fire (Credit: CBS2)

Mother, 3 Kids Forced To Jump From Burning Home In Middletown

At the elementary school where the father is a highly respected social worker, donations have flooded in to help the family that now must start over from scratch.

03/02/2015

Officials outside a fatal fire on Chancellor Avenue in Irvington, New Jersey on Feb. 28, 2015 (Credit: CBS2)

1 Dead Following Fire At Home In Irvington, NJ

The fire began just after 1 a.m. Saturday at a three-story home on Chancellor Avenue in Irvington.

02/28/2015

Mary Grace O'Brien's East Rockaway home after a fire. (credit: Mary Grace O'Brien)

LI Woman Says Insurance Company Won’t Pay Fire Claim Because She Owns A Pit Bull

A Long Island woman whose house was severely damaged in a fire alleges her insurance company refuses to pay her claim because she owns a pit bull.

02/27/2015

A fire broke out in a home in Palisades Park, New Jersey on Thursday, Feb. 26. (Credit: CBS2)

2 Fires Rage In Palisades Park, New Jersey

Fire crews were battling a raging blaze late Thursday afternoon in Palisades Park, New Jersey.

02/26/2015

Firefighters on the scene of a fire in Sayreville on Feb. 26, 2015. (credit: Andrea Grymes/CBS2)

Several Businesses Destroyed In Sayreville Strip Mall Fire

A pizzeria, liquor store and dry cleaners were completely wiped out by the blaze, which broke out around 5:30 a.m. Thursday on Main Street.

02/26/2015

Emergency responders on the scene of an apartment building fire in Crown Heights on Feb. 26, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

10 Hurt In Fire At Crown Heights Apartment Building

Firefighters responded to the scene in Crown Heights just after 1:30 a.m. Thursday. The fire apparently started in a second-floor stairwell in a six story apartment building located 718 Saint Marks Avenue.

02/26/2015

Firefighters battle a house fire in Haledon, N.J., on Feb. 22, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Haledon Fire Leaves 1 Injured, Damages 3 Homes

It’s not yet known what sparked the fire on Roe Street in Haledon, which broke out early Sunday, or in which residence the fire began.

02/22/2015

Two children were killed in an Orange, New Jersey house fire on Feb. 20, 2015 (Credit: CBS2)

2 Children Killed In Fire At Orange, NJ Home

The frigid temperatures made it particularly tough for firefighters to battle the fire as the water from hoses froze almost on impact.

02/21/2015

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