Fire damages Flushing home, injuring five

A two-alarm fire spread through a home on 149-44 Ash Ave. on Saturday afternoon.
By Gina Martinez

A two-alarm fire spread through a Flushing home Saturday, causing minor injuries to three residents and two firefighters, FDNY officials said.

Responding to a call at 12:13 p.m., more than 100 firefighters arrived at Ash Avenue and 149th Place. Firefighters were able to get the blaze under control by 1:42 p.m., officials said.

According to FDNY , the fire began on the first floor and quickly spread to the second floor and attic.

The cause of the fire was under investigation by FDNY.

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