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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

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

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