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Report: NJ Man Dies After Catching Fire

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.

07/13/2014

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Police: Woman Killed In Jersey City Row House Fire

Three others in the single-family home were able to escape the flames at 296 Fifth Street.

07/11/2014

Fire at 75 Wilson Street in Williamsburg, Brooklyn (Credit: CBS 2)

FDNY Firefighter Among At Least 5 Injured In Brooklyn Fire

A fire department spokesman said the firefighter was taken Saturday night to Woodhull Medical Center.

07/05/2014

Evacuated residents stand outside a building in Brooklyn after an early morning fire on July 4, 2014. (credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

FDNY: 4-Alarm Fire In Brooklyn Caused By Lightning Strike

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.

07/04/2014

A fire broke out on Tuesday, July 1, at a building at West 10th Street and Waverly Place in the West Village. (Credit: CBS 2)

Fire Roars On Roof Of West Village Apartment Building

Flames engulfed the roof of a West Village apartment building late Tuesday afternoon, but fire crews quickly extinguished the blaze.

07/01/2014

Six people were killed in a fire on Sunday, June 15, 2014 in Newark, NJ. (credit: CBS 2)

911 Tapes Document Confusion In Deadly Newark Fire

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.

06/30/2014

A fire broke out on a pedestrian pier along the Hudson River in Edgewater on June 25, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Fire Breaks Out On Pedestrian Pier Along Hudson River In Edgewater

Investigators are trying to determine what ignited the flames on a pedestrian pier along the Hudson River in Edgewater.

06/25/2014

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Firefighters Put Out Blaze At Upper East Side Residential Building

Black smoke and fire were seen coming out of the roof of a 5-story residential building on York Avenue on Sunday.

06/22/2014

Funeral held for six victims of Newark fire (Credit: CBS 2)

Funeral Held For Family Members Killed In Father’s Day Blaze

All six victims had been sleeping inside the home on Madison Avenue and South 15th Street when the fire broke out.

06/21/2014

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One Person Killed After Mattituck Fire Rips Through Apartment & Four Stores

A raging fire ripped through four stores and killed one person on Friday night.

06/21/2014

This garage caught fire in Yonkers on June 20, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

2-Alarm Fire Destroys Garage In Yonkers

The two-alarm fire broke out on Post Street shortly after 3 p.m.

06/20/2014

Crews on the scene of a manhole fire in Queens on June 19, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Service Restored After Manhole, Power Line Fires Knock Out Power For Hundreds In Queens

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.

06/19/2014

Six people were killed in a fire on Sunday, June 15, 2014 in Newark, NJ. (credit: CBS 2)

Prosecutor: Deaths Ruled Accidental For 6 Family Members Killed In Newark Fire

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.

06/18/2014

A fire rages at a home in Carteret, NJ on June 16, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Off-Duty Dispatcher Rescues 2 From House Fire In Carteret

Authorities are praising an off-duty police dispatcher who rescued two neighbors from a fire that destroyed their home early Monday in Carteret.

06/16/2014

Six people were killed in a fire on Sunday, June 15, 2014 in Newark, NJ. (credit: CBS 2)

Authorities: Plastic Flowers Helped Ignite Deadly Newark Fire

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.

06/16/2014

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