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Two-alarm fire at Maspeth jewelry store injures three: FDNY

Maspeth
A two-alarm blaze broke out Wednesday morning at a jewelry store on Grand Avenue in Maspeth. (Photo by Lloyd Mitchell)

A two-alarm fire broke out in a Maspeth commercial strip near the northern edge of Mt. Olivet Cemetery Wednesday morning.

The blaze began at Lafyes Jewelry at 65-50 Grand Ave. near the intersection of 66th Street in a three-story building just after 10 a.m. on March 16, according to FDNY.

Maspeth
A two-alarm blaze broke out Wednesday morning at a jewelry store on Grand Avenue in Maspeth. (Photo by Lloyd Mitchell)

Twenty-five units and more than 100 firefighters and EMS personnel responded to the scene and brought the blaze under control just before 11:30 a.m., an FDNY spokesperson said.

Two civilians and one firefighter were injured and were transported by EMS to Elmhurst Hospital Center, officials said.

Maspeth
A two-alarm blaze broke out Wednesday morning at a jewelry store on Grand Avenue in Maspeth. (Photo by Lloyd Mitchell)

The FDNY Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating the cause of the fire.

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