A three-alarm fire broke out on Sunday morning at a residential house in Flushing, Queens.
109th Precinct tweeted on Sunday morning at 10.07 a.m. that a two-alarm fire broke out at Laburnum Avenue and Robinson Street in Flushing.
NYPD requested that people avoid the intersection because FDNY is on the scene battling the blaze.
Officials were not able to confirm at this time the cause of the fire or whether anyone has been injured. We will update the information as we learn more.
— NYPD 109th Precinct (@NYPD109Pct) March 13, 2016
Update: Five firefighters and one civilian were injured with minor injuries, officials say.
One hundred thirty-eight firefighters and 33 units responded to the three-alarm fire, which was put under control at at 10:23 a.m.
All the victims were taken to New York-Presbyterian Hospital.