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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

Whippany, N.J. House Fire (credit: CBS 2)

House Fire Kills Elderly N.J. Woman

A neighbor in Whippany called 911 after hearing an explosion from the house next door on Sunday. When firefighters arrived, flames were shooting from the back of the home.

05/30/2011

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Police: NJ Tenant Facing Eviction Sets Home On Fire

Aggravated arson charges were filed against a New Jersey man who allegedly set fire to the home he was renting after the owner started eviction proceedings.

03/19/2011

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2 Firefighters Hurt While Battling NJ House Fire

Two firefighters were injured Saturday afternoon when they fell from a ladder while battling a house fire in southern New Jersey.

02/19/2011

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Ex-Parsippany Fire Chief Campbell Charged In Setting Of Two NJ House Fires

Prosecutors told reporters Wednesday they could not yet identify a motive and lamented the hazards that could have resulted from Jason Campbell’s alleged actions.

02/16/2011

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79-Year-Old Man Killed In New Hyde Park House Fire

A fire in New Hyde Park killed a 79-year-old man early Sunday morning. Neighbors heard a big explosion just before 1 a.m. on Seventh Avenue and within a few minutes 526 Seventh Ave. was completely engulfed in flames.

02/06/2011

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Dozens of Cats Killed In New Jersey House Fire

The homeowner and a neighbor rescued some of felines as flames destroyed the home at 14 Piermont Terrace. The 66-year-old homeowner devoted her life to rescuing cats.

01/25/2011

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Man Killed, Firefighter Hurt In NJ House Fire

Authorities say massive clutter inside a central New Jersey home helped fuel a fire that left an elderly man dead and a firefighter injured.

01/22/2011

Muhammed Qasim and his wife pushed three of their children from the top window of their burning house to the second-floor ledge below during a raging house fire.

Kids Escape Brooklyn Fire By Jumping From Window

A Brooklyn father was forced to make a life and death decision, as he pushed his children out of a third-floor window to save them from their burning home.

12/08/2010

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Fire Kills 3 In Binghamton, Including Child

Three people are dead after a house fire in Binghamton, including a four-year-old child.

12/04/2010

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L.I. House Fire Ends With Police-Involved Shooting

A house fire turned violent in a quiet Long Island community when a home owner allegedly pulled out a gun on Saturday.

11/21/2010

Ronkonkoma House Fire (credit: CBS 2)

L.I. Woman Saves Family From House Fire

Marilyn Carrano said she woke up around 4 a.m. and saw a glow through her bedroom window. Her neighbor’s house on Ontario Street in Ronkonkoma was on fire.

11/11/2010

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Fire Officials Investigate Fatal Blaze On L.I.

Suffolk County police said 42-year-old Sean Sheridan was pronounced dead following the early-morning fire. His body was found in the basement of the home.

11/01/2010

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2 Rescued, Officer Hurt In N.J. House Fire

EAST WINDSOR, N.J. (AP) — East Windsor police say two people rescued Saturday from a burning duplex have been hospitalized along with an officer who helped save them. Patrolman Ryan Ballard and Sgt. William Hanson […]

10/30/2010

A fire on Long Island claimed the life of a mother. (credit: CBS 2)

L.I. Mother Dies In Tragic House Fire

The Nassau County’s Fire Marshal’s Office was on the scene Saturday, trying to determine what sparked a deadly overnight house fire on Long Island, CBS 2’s Magee Hickey reports.

08/21/2010

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