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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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