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Firefighters battle a fire-alarm blaze in Weehawken, N.J. on Feb. 18, 2014 (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Crews Battle Five-Alarm Fire In Weehawken

The fire broke out around 9 a.m. Tuesday at a residential building on Hackensack Plank Road in Weehawken.

02/18/2014

Scene of a fire at a home in Leonia on Jan. 30, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

2 Dead In Five-Alarm Leonia Fire

Fire officials said the walls of the Maple Street home collapsed shortly after the fire broke out around 5:30 a.m. Thursday.

01/30/2014

An overhead view of the massive fire that burned in Sandy-damaged Seaside Park on Sept. 12, 2013. (Photo: CBS 2)

‘Unthinkable’ Fire Along Boardwalk In Seaside Park, N.J. Under Control

Lifelong residents said they felt like they were punched in the gut as they watched the boardwalk and numerous buildings on it get gobbled up by flames.

09/12/2013

Elizabeth apartment building fire. (credit: CBS 2)

Teenager Killed In Raging Fire In Elizabeth, N.J.

Firefighters made multiple attempts to go into the burning three-story building to rescue people inside but the fire was so fierce that it caused the center of the structure to collapse.

06/16/2013

Smoke can be seen from a fire on East 226th Street in Wakefield on Thursday, May 2, 2013. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

5-Alarm Blaze Destroys Several Buildings In The Bronx

The fire started in a detached garage behind a building and then quickly spread, authorities said.

05/02/2013

Fire In Perth Amboy (Credit: Glenn Schuck/ 1010 WINS)

Five-Alarm Fire Destroys Four Homes, Seriously Injures Three In Perth Amboy

Authorities said that an intense, fast-moving fire has destroyed four homes in Perth Amboy and seriously injured three people. Dozens of people were also left homeless by the massive blaze, which started at around 4 a.m. on Sunday.

06/03/2012

The scene of a five-alarm fire in Scoth Plains, N.J. on July 6, 2011 (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Five-Alarm Fire Tears Through Six Scotch Plains Townhomes

The five-alarm blaze broke out around 7:15 a.m. at Yarmouth Court and quickly spread through the roof of home, travelling along a common cockloft and damaging five other adjacent townhomes.

07/06/2011