Firefighters Battle 5-Alarm Queens (NY) Fire

Firefighters spent more than five hours Monday battling a fire that went to five alarms in a commercial building in Queens, New York.

The New York Daily News ( reported that the fire started on the third floor of a four-story building on 37th Ave. at the corner of 75th St. in Jackson Heights.

One person was hospitalized, and a firefighter was treated for minor injuries at the scene.

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The entire second floor of the building, which houses a restaurant and health care offices, burned. Firefighters prevented the flames from spreading to exposure buildings.

Video above from the scene courtesy of Louis Flores.




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