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Massive fire destroys complex in NJ; smoke smell extends into NYC

Firefighters from 35 towns responded to a massive fire that engulfed a residential complex in northern New Jersey.  The five-alarm fire which began on Wednesday at about 4:30 p.m. was still smoldering on Thursday at Avalon at Edgewater. 500 people were evacuated. There were no serious injuries. A firefighter on the scene told FOX 5 […]

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880 audiographic Officials: Maintenance Work Caused Massived Edgewater, NJ, Apartment Complex Fire

Officials: Maintenance Work Caused Massived Edgewater, NJ, Apartment Complex Fire

EDGEWATER, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Maintenance workers fixing a leak and using a torch is what started the massive fire at an Edgewater, N.J., apartment complex fire, officials said Thursday night. Police Chief William Skidmore said at a news conference that the workers tried to put it out themselves and delayed calling for help for about 15 minutes. It […]

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John Sterling fears he’s lost everything after fire hits New Jersey apartment complex

A spectacular fire that struck an apartment complex in Edgewater, New Jersey, Wednesday left dozens of people temporarily homeless, including John Sterling, the Yankees’ longtime radio play-by-play voice. Sports stories from Newsday

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Multialarm fire engulfs Edgewater, N.J. apartment complex

DEVELOPING: The Avalon at Edgewater complex appears completely destroyed after a multialarm fire broke out around 4:20 p.m. Wednesday. New York Yankee’s broadcaster John Sterling is one of those who called the complex home. He told the Daily News he fears he’s lost everything. New York News – NY Daily News

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Deadly fire rips through Brooklyn building

One person was killed and seven others injured in a fire near the Barclays Center in Brooklyn on Wednesday. Flames broke out at about 3:25 a.m. at 267 Flatbush Ave. between St. Marks St. and 6th Ave. Heavy smoke continued to pour out hours later. A 46-year-old man died reportedly after jumping from the building […]

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NYU student arrested for allegedly setting fire to sleeping classmate’s mattress

An NYU student was arrested on Monday, months after a video surfaced of him setting a sleeping classmate on fire while laughing as he recorded the terrifying ordeal, police sources… | Metro | New York Post

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After 36 Years, a New York Town Sifts Through Suspicions on a Fatal Fire

After 36 Years, a New York Town Sifts Through Suspicions on a Fatal Fire GREECE, N.Y. — No obvious traces remain of the fire that killed 10 people here in 1978, no monument to remind local residents of the arson at the Holiday Inn that left an entire town in tears. A Red Lobster now […]

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NJ Woman Accused Of Setting Baby On Fire On Rural Road

NJ Woman Accused Of Setting Baby On Fire On Rural Road

A 22-year-old woman is being held on $ 500,000 bail after authorities said she purposefully set her baby on fire on a rural New Jersey road. A neighbor who saw the fire said, “It’s disheartening, like a nightmare what I saw out there.” [ more › ] Gothamist

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880 audiographic Man Charged With Arson After Apartment Fire In Cedarhurst

Man Charged With Arson After Apartment Fire In Cedarhurst

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A man has been accused of setting eight fires in his apartment on Long Island allegedly because he was mad about being evicted. As WCBS 880’s Sophia Hall reported, the smell of smoke lingered in the air Saturday morning on Cedarhurst Avenue in Nassau County after authorities said Douglas Drummond set the fires inside […]

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Jets fire Terry Bradway and Jeff Bauer

And here come the pink slips. The Jet Stream – NY Daily News Blogs

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‘Suspicious’ fire at Penn Station causes train delays

A suspicious fire tore through a construction site at Penn Station Tuesday morning, scuttling some train service. New York News – NY Daily News

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Cat causes 2 alarm fire in Bronx

A two-alarm fire that tore through two floors of Bronx apartment building may have been spread by a cat. myfoxny.com – Local News

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Cat on fire starts Bronx apartment blaze, leaving 2 critical

Two people were clinging to life Friday after a cat caught fire and ran around in a panic, helping to ignite a Bronx apartment house. New York News – NY Daily News

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NY Giants fire defensive coordinator Perry Fewell

One year ago, it was the offensive coordinator. This year, it’s the defensive coordinator. New York News – NY Daily News

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Man dies, mom injured after fire rips through Queens home

About 60 firefighters responded and pulled the mother and son out of the smoke-filled home, officials said. New York News – NY Daily News

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