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An 87-year-old woman was killed when a fire broke out inside of her Lower East Side apartment. (Credit: CBS 2)

Woman, 87, Killed In Lower East Side Apartment Fire

Police say an 87-year-old woman is dead after an apartment fire on the Lower East Side.


Fire tears through a building on Robbins Street in Toms River, NJ on May 16, 2014. (credit: Toms River Police)

Overnight Fire Damages Buildings In Toms River

Police and firefighters responded to a burglar alarm at around 11:18 p.m. at East Coast Gamers on 38 Robbins Street, Toms River Police said.


Firefighters on the scene after a fire and possible explosion at a condo complex in Hastings-on-Hudson on May 14, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Fire, Explosion At Hastings-On-Hudson Condo Complex

The fire broke out at a home on Turnberry Drive in Hastings-on-Hudson near the St. Andrew’s golf course.


Firefighters respond to a blaze on West 57th Street in Manhattan on May 12, 2014. (credit: Lou Young/CBS 2)

2-Alarm Fire Breaks Out In West 57th Street Building

Thick black smoke could be seen pouring out of the basement of a five-story building near the Holiday Inn on West 57th Street between 9th and 10th avenues.


James Blake walks off court following his defeat to Ivo Karlovic of Croatia in their men's singles first-round match on Day 3 of the 2013 US Open. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Fire Destroys Ex-Tennis Star James Blake’s Home; 4 Dead

Hillsborough County Sheriff’s deputies said Wednesday that they spoke with Blake and he said he was leasing the home. He was not in Florida at the time of the fire.


A Morganville, NJ home was destroyed in a fire on May 7, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Monmouth County Home Destroyed In Early Morning Fire

It took several hours to finally place it under control. Police said the blaze was fed by natural gas.


Firefighters on the scene of a fire in Union City, NJ on May 6, 2014. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Dozens Displaced After Early Morning Fire In Union City

Officials say the fire broke out in a building on New York Avenue around 2 a.m. Tuesday and the flames quickly spread to four neighboring structures.


The scene of a fatal fire in South Toms River, N.J. on Monday, May 5. (Credit: KYW-TV/CBS Philly)

1 Dead, 6 Firefighters Injured In South Toms River Blaze

Authorities said a house fire in South Toms River Monday claimed the life of one person and sent six firefighters to the hospital with minor injuries.


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Fast Moving Fire Leaves Man Dead, Firefighter Injured In Sparta, NJ

One man was killed and a firefighter was burned when a fast-moving fire destroyed one home and severely damaged another in northwestern New Jersey.


At least three ambulances were engulfed in flames in an early morning fire in Inwood, NY on May 2, 2014. (credit: Janelle Burrell/CBS 2)

Early Morning Fire Engulfs Ambulances In Inwood, Long Island

It happened just before 3 a.m. Friday at a lot for an ambulance supply company on Sheridan Boulevard in Inwood, Long Island.


Parsippany Fatal Fire

Officials: N.J. Man Dies After Blaze; Firefighter Son Accompanies Him To Hospital

An elderly man died late Tuesday, after a fire broke out in his home in Parsippany, N.J., officials said.


Mark Leonardis, Mario Lora

2 Accused Of Cutting Sprinklers In Paterson, N.J. Building That Burned For 5 Days

A building owner and employee were charged Monday, after prosecutors alleged the sprinklers were cut in a Paterson, N.J. building where a fire burned for five days in February.


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Off-Duty Nassau Detective, Neighbor Rescue Homeowner From Fire

According to authorities, the detective was passing by when he noticed flames coming from the home on Mineola Boulevard in Williston Park around 7:30 a.m.


A lightning strike is believed to have sparked a fire in Teaneck, N.J. (Credit: CBS 2)

New Jersey Home Set Ablaze Following Lightning Strike

The fire broke out at a two-story home on Wyndham Road in Teaneck, N.J.


Crews battle a fire at a Woodbridge, N.J. recycling plant on Saturday morning. (Credit Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Crews From NY, NJ Battle Blaze At Woodbridge Recycling Plant

Firefighters spent the night and early morning battling a massive blaze in Woodbridge.