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Two women walk in the snow in New Rochelle, N.Y., on Nov. 23, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Bitter Cold Catches New Yorkers Off Guard; Winds Bring Danger

Sunday was a frigid and windblown day in the Tri-State Area, which sparked forest fires, sent debris flying through the streets, and had people gearing up for what they fear is a glimpse of winter weather to come.

11/24/2013

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13 Displaced When Fire Strikes Paterson, N.J. Home

A fire left 13 people homeless early Sunday in Paterson, N.J.

11/24/2013

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Woman Killed In Staten Island House Fire

The woman’s body was found inside of her Hawthorne Ave. home in the Willowbrook section of the island.

11/16/2013

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Newburgh Man Killed In Early Morning House Fire

An 82-year-old man is dead and his daughter is hospitalized after an intense fire destroyed their two-story wood house in the city of Newburgh.

11/03/2013

Memorial at the Shirley home where a mother and her 3 kids were killed in a fire, Oct. 14, 2013. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Report: Mother, 3 Children Died Of Smoke Inhalation In Shirley House Fire

The funerals for Jennifer McCusker and her three children will be held Friday morning at St. Jude’s Church in Mastic Beach.

10/15/2013

Memorial at the Shirley home where a mother and her 3 kids were killed in a fire, Oct. 14, 2013. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Shirley Community In Mourning After Mother, 3 Kids Killed In House Fire

There is a growing memorial outside the charred Hollywood Drive home where four members of a family died late Friday night.

10/14/2013

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Mother, 3 Children Dead In Shirley House Fire

A fast-moving fire left a mother and her three young children dead on Long Island late Friday.

10/12/2013

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Fatal Fire Rips Through Multi-Family Home In Flanders

Witnesses say flames were shooting through the home when firefighters arrived, and the fire’s intense heat and smoke hampered rescue efforts.

02/18/2013

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Deadly Fire Rips Through Abandoned Home In Orange

One person was rescued from inside the home on Reock Street, an area where there are a lot of abandoned buildings.

02/17/2013

Mike McDonnell (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Belle Harbor Man Rescues Six Neighbors From House Fire With Makeshift Rope Ladder, Surf Board

McDonnell carried four of his neighbors, one by one, on his back to the house next door. But as the flames spread, McDonnell had to think quickly to save his neighbors.

11/04/2012

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Fatal House Fire On Long Island Under Investigation

One woman is dead following a house fire on Long Island.

09/03/2012

Scene of fire in Crown Heights, Brooklyn (credit: CBS 2)

Four-Alarm Fire Rips Through Crown Heights Home

A dozen people had to be rescued by firefighters, as a four-story home in Brooklyn went up in flames around 2:15 Monday morning. The fire consumed a home on Carroll Street just off Kingston Avenue in Crown Heights.

09/03/2012

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House Fire Rages In Montvale As Firefighters Also Battle Heat Outside

While some of the Tri-State area is getting rained on, it is, unfortunately, not raining where emergency crews have responded to a house fire in Montvale.

07/23/2012

Emergency crews at the scene of a deadly fire - Carmel, NY - May 1, 2012 (credit: CBS2)

Larchmont Police Captain, Wife And 2 Daughters Killed In Carmel House Fire

Larchmont Police Captain Thomas Sullivan, his wife, and their 17-year-old and 12-year-old daughters are dead following a house fire in the Putnam County town of Carmel.

05/01/2012

Newark Mayor Cory Booker (file / credit: Mayor's Office)

Newark Mayor Booker Briefly Hospitalized After Saving Neighbors From Fire

He holds the title of Newark mayor, but on Thursday night Cory Booker may have also earned the honor of hero.

04/12/2012

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