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Jersey City Fire 2-19-12 (credit: CBS 2)

Fire Displaces Families, Injures Firefighters In Jersey City

Investigators say the fire started inside a ground-floor laundromat and quickly spread to the apartments above and nearby building.

02/19/2012

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Firefighters Find Body After Extinguishing Blaze In Abandoned Subway Room

Someone called 911 about the fire around 9 p.m. Sunday at the 63rd Street and Lexington Avenue subway station in an abandoned crew room.

02/06/2012

SUV crashes into New Haven home (credit: CBS 2)

Police Search For Driver Of SUV That Crashed Into New Haven Home

According to investigators, the driver was trying to out run police and lost control.

01/31/2012

A fire in the Bronx killed a man on Sunday morning. (Credit:CBS2)

Smoky Fire In The Bronx Kills 1

One man is dead and a woman is in critical condition after a smoky fire in an apartment building in the Edenwald section of the Bronx on Sunday morning.

01/29/2012

60-Yr-Old Man Dies In Roselle, NJ Fire

Firefighters pulled a 60-year-old man from a burning house fire in Roselle this morning, but the man had already died, a fire official said.

01/15/2012

Carbon monoxide poisoning in Ozone Park (credit: CBS 2)

Father And Son Die Of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning In Queens

Neighbors became aware of the tragedy as firefighters and other investigators went door to door, checking carbon monoxide levels on the block.

01/14/2012

Generic Firefighter File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

Firefighters Injured In Shed Explosion On Long Island

The Nassau County Fire Marshal’s Office and the Arson/Bomb Squad said the source of the explosion was fireworks that had been stored in a three inch PVC pipe.

01/08/2012

New York Times Building (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Firefighters Breach Wall In NYC Elevator Rescue

The Fire Department says the process took about an hour, and the person wasn’t hurt.

12/30/2011

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Christmas Day Fire In Dumont NJ Kills 1

Officials say a man was killed when a fire broke out at a northern New Jersey apartment complex.

12/25/2011

FDNY Fire Truck (file / credit: Getty Images)

Black Firefighter Organization Permitted To Visit FDNY Applicants At Home

A judge found that white recruits are more likely than black recruits to have friends or family members in the Fire Department encouraging them to persevere through the department’s long hiring process.

12/22/2011

Irvington, NJ Building Fire (credit: CBS 2)

Irvington Fire Forces Elderly Man From His Home

By the time firefighters arrived on the scene, two buildings were fully engulfed in flames. The cause of the blaze is under investigation.

11/03/2011

Generic Firefighter File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

Bug Bomb Explosion Sends 12 Firefighters To Hospital In Jersey City

None of the injuries is believed to be serious, and all 12 should be released by Sunday night.

10/16/2011

Firefighters At St. Patrick's Cathedral (credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

Firefighters Attend Memorial Service At St. Patrick’s Cathedral For Fallen Brethren

“The world may have called them brave, but we just call it doing our jobs,” said Fire Commissioner Salvatore Cassano. “They died doing what they joined the fire department to do: helping others.”

09/10/2011

The north reflecting pool of the World Trade Center Memorial on September 9, 2011 in New York. (Photo credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Firefighters From LA Ride To NYC For 9/11, Raise Money For Charity

A group of firefighters from Los Angeles have arrived in New York City for the 10th anniversary of 9/11.

09/10/2011

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Four-Alarm Fire In Queens Injures 3 Firefighters, Destroys 6 Businesses

A 4-alarm fire broke out around 5:30 p.m. Monday at 112-12 Jamaica Avenue, a commercial building, near 113th Street in Richmond Hill. Firefighters were still on the scene late Monday night battling pockets of fire.

08/22/2011

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