Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someone
Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someone
Photo courtesy of Shutterstock
Photo courtesy of Shutterstock

A fire ripped through two homes in East Elmhurst on Tuesday morning injuring five firefighters, the FDNY said.

Officials responded to a call of a fire at 23-41 91st St. at about 2:10 a.m., according to a FDNY spokesperson. The fire then spread to a neighboring home and garage.

The  spokesperson said 33 units and 140 FDNY personnel extinguished the flames of the three-alarm fire at 3:41 a.m. Five firefighters suffered minor injuries and were taken to Elmhurst Hospital and NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens hospital to be evaluated.

Residents of the two homes were not injured, according to the spokesperson. The fire marshall is investigating the cause of the fire.

Comments:

Join The Discussion



Related Stories
Cuomo breaks ground on eastern portion of LaGuardia Airport as transformation enters new phase
Cuomo breaks ground on eastern portion of LaGuardia Airport as transformation enters new phase
City study finds that western Queens residents volunteer with community organizations at a high rate
City study finds that western Queens residents volunteer with community organizations at a high rate
Popular Stories
Photo via Modern Spaces
Want to purchase a home in these Queens neighborhoods? You may have to wait a while
Photo via Facebook/Penthouse 808
15 outdoor dining spots in western Queens to try before the end of summer
Photos by Robert Stridiron/RHS Breaking News Services
Driver seriously injured after his car smashes into a tree on the Jackie Robinson Parkway in Queens


Skip to toolbar