A firefighter suffered minor injuries during a Jamaica house fire on Saturday afternoon.
Photo by Lloyd Mitchell
An FDNY firefighter suffered minor injuries battling a house fire in Jamaica on Saturday afternoon.
The blaze broke out in the second-story of a residence located at 143-15 Ferndale Ave. at around 1:50 p.m. Units arrived at the location four blocks east of the Van Wyck Expressway as the fire spread through to the first-floor. Firefighters quickly deployed two hose lines to knock down the main body of the fire which was brought under control at 2:20 p.m.
The injured firefighter was treated at the scene and the cause of the fire is under investigation by the FDNY Fire Marshals Office.