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Fire investigators believe the fire that damaged this Port Washington home may have been deliberately set. (Credit: WCBS 880/Marla Diamond)

Port Washington Explosion Victim Identified As Husband Who Had Been Unaccounted For

Police have confirmed that the man found dead in an explosion in a Port Washington, Long Island garage last week was a resident who had been unaccounted for.

08/13/2014

Fire at high-rise on Greenwich Street on Aug. 10, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

Fire Breaks Out At Greenwich Street High-Rise

Officials said everyone was able to get out of the building safely.

08/10/2014

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Woman Killed In Jackson Heights Fire

Crews were called to the scene on 34th Avenue near 85th Street in Jackson Heights around 3 a.m.

08/09/2014

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Fire Destroys Two Homes In Paterson

The fire began at around 4 a.m. in a home on Hillman Street and then quickly spread to an adjacent home.

08/08/2014

A house explosion rocked Port Washington, Long lsland on Tuesday, Aug. 5. (Credit: Mike Dedona)

1 Dead As House Explosion Rocks Port Washington, Long Island

Flames and smoke were billowing into the sky in Nassau County Tuesday night, after a house apparently exploded.

08/05/2014

From Despair To Repair: New York, New Jersey Mark 1 Year Since Superstorm Sandy

Plan Moving Ahead For Dune System, Other Protections For Breezy Point

A multimillion-dollar request for a dune system and other coastal protections for Breezy Point Queens is moving forward, New York State officials announced Monday.

08/04/2014

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Fire Under Portal Bridge Shuts Down Multiple NJ TRANSIT Lines

Multiple NJ TRANSIT lines were suspended during the evening rush Monday due to a fire that broke out under the Portal Bridge over the Hackensack River.

08/04/2014

Firefighters on the scene of a house fire in Huntington, NY on Aug. 4, 2014. (credit: Scott Dalrymple of the Huntington Fire Dept.)

Dog Alerts Sleeping Family To House Fire In Huntington

A family dog is being credited with helping to save a couple and their son from a raging house fire on Long Island early Monday morning.

08/04/2014

A man died after his East Flatbush apartment caught fire Aug. 3, 2014. (Credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

East Flatbush Apartment Fire Leaves Man Dead

Firefighters and police responded to a 911 call at 411 E. 49th St. just after 4 a.m.

08/03/2014

A fire burns in Murray Hill on Aug. 1, 2014. (credit: Adriana Davis/D-Squared Media)

Fire Guts Sushi Restaurant, Causes Traffic Disruptions In Murray Hill

The two-alarm fire broke out at Ginza Sushi at around 11 a.m. Friday.

08/01/2014

Firefighters on the scene of a fire at a building on 51st Avenue in Long Island City, Queens on July 30, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

MTA Bridge And Tunnel Officers Help Rescue Residents From Burning Building In Queens

The fire broke out around 6:30 a.m. at a building on 51st Avenue near the Queens Midtown Tunnel in Long Island City.

07/30/2014

Fire damages homes on Hill Avenue in the Bronx on July 30, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

4-Alarm Fire Rips Through 3 Homes In The Bronx, Injuring 13

One person was injured after jumping from a window to escape the flames, the Fire Department said.

07/30/2014

A home under construction in Water Mil was destroyed in a fire on July 29, 2014. (credit: Southampton Fire Department)

Fire Destroys Home Under Construction In Water Mill

About 100 firefighters battled a blaze that consumed a home under construction on Long Island.

07/30/2014

A fire ripped through a women and children's homeless shelter on East 28th Street on Tuesday, July 29. (Credit: CBS 2)

Fire Sweeps Through Women And Children’s Homeless Shelter In Flatiron District

Hundreds of women and children were forced from their homes Tuesday, after a fire tore through an apartment building on East 28th Street.

07/29/2014

A look at the apartment where 3 children were critically injured in a fire in East New York on July 29, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

3 Children Hurt In Brooklyn Apartment Fire

The blaze broke out just after 11 a.m. at an eight-story building on Loring Avenue in East New York.

07/29/2014

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