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Tue Oct 30, 2012, 04:47 AM

Hurricane Sandy: Major Fire in Queens Engulfs 50 Houses [View all]

Source: Telegraph (UK)

Hurricane Sandy: major fire in Queens engulfs 50 houses

A major fire in the Breezy Point area of Queens, New York, has engulfed 50 houses. Close to two hundred firefighters are on scene.


8:35AM GMT 30 Oct 2012
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A fire has destroyed at least two dozen homes in a flooded neighborhood in the New York City borough of Queens.

A fire department spokesman says more than 190 firefighters are at the blaze in the Breezy Point section. Two people are so far reported to have suffered minor injuries. The cause of the fire is not known.

Fire officials say the blaze was reported around 11 pm Monday in an area flooded by superstorm Sandy that began sweeping through earlier.

Read more: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/northamerica/usa/9642414/Hurricane-Sandy-major-fire-in-Queens-engulfs-50-houses.html



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