Police say an 87-year-old woman is dead after an apartment fire on the Lower East Side.
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.
The fire broke out at a home on Turnberry Drive in Hastings-on-Hudson near the St. Andrew’s golf course.
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.
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.
It took several hours to finally place it under control. Police said the blaze was fed by natural gas.
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.
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.
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.
It happened just before 3 a.m. Friday at a lot for an ambulance supply company on Sheridan Boulevard in Inwood, Long Island.
An elderly man died late Tuesday, after a fire broke out in his home in Parsippany, N.J., officials said.
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.
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.
The fire broke out at a two-story home on Wyndham Road in Teaneck, N.J.
Firefighters spent the night and early morning battling a massive blaze in Woodbridge.