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.
About a dozen people were displaced Sunday afternoon to battle a blaze at a home in Elizabeth, N.J.
Firefighters are battling a large blaze in Hempstead Village. It started in an oven and spread into the apartments above, according to police.
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.
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.
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.
A fire broke out in a three-story building on 89th Avenue in Jamaica, Queens early Sunday morning.
Authorities found smoke and flames when they arrived at the home at 156 Broad Street in Dennis Township.
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.
The fire started at a home on LaGuardia Street in Castelton Corners just before 4:30 a.m. Saturday.