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Deli owner bereft after Flushing blaze
Deli owner bereft after Flushing blaze
News Melissa Chan 8/23/2012 at 1:39PM

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 [...]

Douglaston home destroyed by fire had $1,000s in violations
Douglaston home destroyed by fire had $1,000s in violations
News Melissa Chan 8/22/2012 at 10:27AM

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 [...]

3-alarm fire engulfs Douglaston home
3-alarm fire engulfs Douglaston home
News Billy Rennison 8/15/2012 at 10:18AM

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, [...]

Jamaica fire kills one
News Billy Rennison 2/02/2012 at 11:26AM

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 [...]