Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someone
Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someone
Photo via Twitter/@NYPD104Pct
Photo via Twitter/@NYPD104Pct
Heavy flames rip through the window and roof of this Glendale apartment building that caught fire on Thursday night.

A pair of two-alarm fires in Glendale and Middle Village broke out in less than an hour on Thursday night, and five firefighters suffered minor injuries while responding to them, the Fire Department reported.

The first blaze broke out in Middle Village at 7:46 p.m. on Aug. 25 at a two-story home on 66th Drive between Pleasantview Street and 73rd Place.

According to the FDNY, the fire started in the basement and quickly spread throughout the entire structure.

Four firefighters suffered minor injuries while battling the blaze and were treated at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center, Fire Department sources said. No civilians were injured.

The blaze was brought under control at 8:16 p.m., but 10 minutes later, Fire Department units rushed over to a two-story building that caught fire at the corner of Myrtle Avenue and 69th Street in Glendale.

As in the first blaze, the flames ignited in the basement of the structure and spread to the first floor.

One firefighter was removed to Elmhurst Hospital for treatment of minor injuries; no residents were injured, Fire Department sources said.

Firefighters brought the Glendale blaze under control at about 9:41 p.m.

The causes of both fires are under investigation by FDNY marshals.

Comments:

Join The Discussion



Related Stories
Plans for wind turbine and Corrections training facility at Fort Totten in Bayside alarm Board 7
Plans for wind turbine and Corrections training facility at Fort Totten in Bayside alarm Board 7
Probe continues into a blaze at a vacant Richmond Hill house that claimed a man’s life
Probe continues into a blaze at a vacant Richmond Hill house that claimed a man’s life
Popular Stories
Photo by Suzanne Monteverdi/QNS
Popular Greek restaurant Taverna Kyclades prepares to open its Bayside location on Bell Boulevard
Photo via Shutterstock/Inset courtesy of NYPD
Well-dressed, umbrella-carrying crook wanted for a string of Bayside burglaries: cops
Photo via Wikimedia Commons
UPDATE: Cops rule out violent threats to Maspeth & Middle Village schools after exposing kid's prank


Skip to toolbar