maspeth fire

50 years later, memorial honors six who perished
50 years later, memorial honors six who perished
News Billy Rennison 11/10/2012 at 4:13PM

The Maspeth fire that took the life of six firefighters 50 years ago was long-forgotten by most not involved in the deadly blaze, buried in the ashes of a razed soap factory. For others who battled the blaze that day or lost a family member, the wounds remain fresh, even after five decades. “I’ve been [...]