Smoke Inhalation

Firefighters respond to a house fire in Dix Hills, N.Y., on April 4, 2015. (credit: Dix Hills Fire Department)

Dix Hills Fire Department Uses First Cyanokit To Treat Cyanide Poisoning, Smoke Inhalation

For the first time in Suffolk County, a new medicine was used to help save a man’s life after he was rescued from his burning home in Dix Hills.


Six people were killed in a fire on Sunday, June 15, 2014 in Newark, NJ. (credit: CBS 2)

Prosecutor: Deaths Ruled Accidental For 6 Family Members Killed In Newark Fire

The six family members who were killed in a fire in Newark this past weekend all died of smoke inhalation, and their deaths were accidental, prosecutors said Wednesday.


Elizabeth, N.J. Fire

Fire Spreads To 2 Homes In Elizabeth, N.J.

About a dozen people were displaced Sunday afternoon to battle a blaze at a home in Elizabeth, N.J.


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Massive Fire Leaves Dozens Homeless In Hempstead

Firefighters are battling a large blaze in Hempstead Village. It started in an oven and spread into the apartments above, according to police.


A Suffolk County Police Cruiser - File / Photo: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880

Elderly Disabled Woman Carried To Safety After Fire Breaks Out In Huntington Apartment

Suffolk County police said that Officer Joseph Lanzisera broke a window to climb into the smoke-filled Huntington apartment at around 9 p.m on. Friday. Police said that the woman has been hospitalized with burns to her face.


50 E. 191st Street in the Bronx (Credit: Glenn Schuck/ 1010 WINS

Bronx Fire Traps Family, Leaves Father And Three Children In Critical Condition

As a family screamed for help inside their sixth-floor apartment at 50 E. 191st Street in the Bronx at around 3 a.m. on Saturday morning with flames surrounding them, the FDNY sprung into action.


Members of the FDNY are seen after a deadly fire - Bronx, NY - Apr 25, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

3 Killed In Monday Morning Bronx House Fire

A 36-year-old man, 40-year-old woman, and their 12-year-old son were trapped inside the building when the fire broke out around 3:30 a.m. Monday.


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Jamaica Fire Sends Super To Hospital

A fire broke out in a three-story building on 89th Avenue in Jamaica, Queens early Sunday morning.


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5 Flee Burning Home In South Jersey

Authorities found smoke and flames when they arrived at the home at 156 Broad Street in Dennis Township.


Firefighters at the scene of a fatal house fire on Staten Island. (credit: CBS 2)

Officials: Burns Killed Elderly Man On S.I.

Investigators said 68-year-old Joseph Abdo was killed by the early-morning fire in Emerson Hill. The fire reportedly began inside his custom-designed room.


Staten Island Fire (credit: CBS 2)

Fire Officials Investigate Fatal S.I. Blaze

The fire started at a home on LaGuardia Street in Castelton Corners just before 4:30 a.m. Saturday.