Videos: FDNY battles 5-alarm DOT warehouse fire

FDNY fireboats assisted with water supply by drafting from Flushing Bay

By Bill Carey

NEW YORK — The FDNY battled a five-alarm fire involving a transportation department warehouse in Queens on Sept. 4.

Firefighters fought the fire from a defensive position as the fire involved the roof of the building. Fireboats drafting from Flushing Bay assisted with the fireground water supply.

Five firefighters suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.




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