Wanaque police told NJ.com that 71-year-old Robert Caywood had “severe burns” all over his body when officers found him at his Pellington Street home around 6:40 p.m. Friday.
Three others in the single-family home were able to escape the flames at 296 Fifth Street.
A fire department spokesman said the firefighter was taken Saturday night to Woodhull Medical Center.
It happened around 1 a.m. at a building on Rockaway Parkway in Brownsville. The fire started on the sixth floor and then quickly spread to about six apartments.
Flames engulfed the roof of a West Village apartment building late Tuesday afternoon, but fire crews quickly extinguished the blaze.
At CBS 2’s request, the 911 tapes were released Monday documenting frantic calls for help as a fire raged through a Newark home earlier this month, leaving six people dead.
Investigators are trying to determine what ignited the flames on a pedestrian pier along the Hudson River in Edgewater.
Black smoke and fire were seen coming out of the roof of a 5-story residential building on York Avenue on Sunday.
All six victims had been sleeping inside the home on Madison Avenue and South 15th Street when the fire broke out.
A raging fire ripped through four stores and killed one person on Friday night.
The two-alarm fire broke out on Post Street shortly after 3 p.m.
Officials said an underground cable caught fire, triggering manhole explosions and fires on some overhead power lines around 6 a.m. at 95th Avenue near 96th Street in Ozone Park.
The six family members who were killed in a fire in Newark this past weekend all died of smoke inhalation, and their deaths were accidental, prosecutors said Wednesday.
Authorities are praising an off-duty police dispatcher who rescued two neighbors from a fire that destroyed their home early Monday in Carteret.
Authorities said a yard full of plastic flowers and other decorations helped ignite a fire that led to the deaths of six people, including two children, in Newark on Sunday.