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Fire at East Orange, NJ home Feb. 17, 2013 (credit: CBS 2)

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.


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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.


Scene of house fire in Freeport (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Fatal House Fire On Long Island Under Investigation

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


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.


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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.


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.


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.


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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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.