FDNY responds to five-alarm blaze in Queens, eight firefighters injured
Multiple firefighters were injured Tuesday night while working a massive blaze in Queens.
The New York City Fire Department said on Twitter crews were responding to a fire at a multi-level building on 59th Street near 37th Avenue in the Woodside neighborhood around 9:45 p.m. EST.
By 11:15 p.m., the intensity had grown to a five-alarm fire and dozens of firefighters were seen in the area.
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Eight firefighters were injured during the response and were taken to Cornell Hospital with non-life threatening injuries, FOX 5 New York said.
It wasn’t immediately known if there were any other injuries.
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The fire was considered under control at 12:46 a.m. Wednesday, according to the FDNY’s Alerts Twitter page.
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