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Firefighters on the scene of a fire at a recycling plant in Brooklyn on March 19, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Fire Burns For Hours At Brooklyn Recycling Plant

Crews were still putting out hot spots Wednesday morning at a 2-story recycling plant on Humboldt Street in Greenpoint.

03/19/2014

A fire broke out Tuesday, March 18 at a recycling center in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. (Credit: Nicky Ocean)

Fire Rips Through Greenpoint, Brooklyn Recycling Center

An extra-alarm fire broke out Tuesday evening at a recycling center in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.

03/18/2014

College point brush fire (CBS 2)

Fire Rips Through Field In College Point, Queens

A brush fire broke out and destroyed about an acre of tall grass Tuesday afternoon in College Point, Queens.

03/18/2014

North Bergen Junkyard Fire

Fire Rips Through Multiple Vehicles At North Bergen, N.J. Junkyard

Several cars went up in flames late Friday afternoon at a junkyard in North Bergen, N.J.

03/14/2014

Eula Mae Pickett and Rev. William Pickett. (credit: CBS 2)

Funeral Held For 4 Killed In Jersey City Fire

Mourners paid their respects to the Rev. Bishop William Pickett, his wife, Eula Mae, and their two adult sons Friday at the Mount Olive Baptist Church.

03/14/2014

Firefighters respond to a 5-alarm fire and building collapse in East Harlem on March 12, 2014. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

3 Dead, Several Missing After Explosion Levels Buildings In East Harlem

The explosion reduced the two, five-story buildings to rubble, shattered store windows for blocks and hurled glass, bricks and other debris throughout the neighborhood.

03/12/2014

Billowing smoke, cranes are seen near the scene of the East Harlem explosion at 116th Street and Park Avenue, March 12, 2014. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

East Harlem Neighborhood Gripped With Fear Following Explosion, Collapse Of 2 Buildings

An explosion that caused the collapse of two buildings in East Harlem Wednesday morning has shocked the neighborhood.

03/12/2014

Firefighters on the scene of a fatal fire in Manhattan on March 11, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

82-Year-Old Woman Killed In Manhattan High-Rise Fire

After the fire was extinguished, responding officers found 82-year-old Gloria Hillman unconscious and unresponsive in her third-floor apartment, police said.

03/11/2014

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Multi-Alarm Blaze Rips Through Pair Of Abandoned Buildings In Paterson

Dozens of firefighters battled a multi-alarm blaze that engulfed two abandoned buildings in Paterson that apparently were being occupied by several squatters.

03/09/2014

FDNY Engine

Residents Displaced After Flames Rip Through Bronx Homes

The fire devoured an entire section of one home and completely gutted another as firefighters fought to put out hot spots.

03/09/2014

Emergency responders on the scene of a fire in Jersey City on March 6, 2014. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Mayor: Street Mix-Up May Have Delayed Response To Deadly Jersey City Blaze

Mayor Steven Fulop said a possible street mix-up may have delayed the response to a massive Jersey City fire that left four people dead and dozens of other residents displaced.

03/06/2014

Capt. Gregory Barnas (credit: CBS 2)

Wake Held For Veteran NJ Firefighter Who Died Battling Blaze

A wake was held Thursday for veteran firefighter Capt. Gregory Barnas, who died battling a blaze in Wallington last week.

03/06/2014

Solar panels on top of a roof of a home in Danbury, Conn. (credit: CBS 2)

Solar Panels Pose Challenges For Firefighters

Solar panels atop a food warehouse in southern New Jersey in September forced firefighters at certain points to retreat because of the threat of live electricity being generated by solar panels.

03/06/2014

Crews on the scene of an explosion at a town house complex in Ewing, NJ on March 4, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

1 Dead, At Least 7 Injured In Explosion At NJ Condo Complex

A powerful gas explosion at a Ewing town house complex has left at least seven people injured.

03/04/2014

FDNY truck (file/credit: Getty Images)

2 Fires Break Out Hours Apart On Same Floor Of Brooklyn Building

Two fires broke out only hours apart in the very same building in East Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

03/03/2014

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