Two separate two-alarm fires broke out within an hour of each other in Hollis Tuesday night, the FDNY said.
A New Year’s Day fire in East Elmhurst left a 7-year-old boy dead and his 13-year-old brother injured.
Nineteen firefighters and two civilians were seriously injured after a raging three-alarm fire tore through a four-story home in Flushing early this week, fire officials said. “It was like a possessed building,” said nearby neighbor Charles G., who did not want to give his last name. “It was a stubborn fire. The fire on the [...]
A Douglaston home under renovation, ravaged last week by a three-alarm fire, had incurred a laundry list of complaints and racked up thousands of dollars in violations, according to city agencies. The 39-12 Douglaston Parkway dwelling received 44 complaints since March 2008 from callers saying the ongoing construction work being done at the site exceeded [...]
More than 100 firefighters battled a blaze at a home on Douglaston Parkway last night. The fire erupted at 7:50 p.m. at the Douglaston home that was under construction and unoccupied at the time. “I told the Fire Marshal I heard three explosions,” said Thomas Perrino, of Little Neck. The explosions sounded like a gas tank, [...]
A deadly fire broke out late Wednesday night leaving one dead in Jamaica. The blaze at a residence on 120th Avenue left a 69-year-old woman dead. The woman was found after fire fighters responding to the fire extinguished the flames. EMS pronounced the woman dead on the scene. The investigation of the fire’s cause is [...]