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2 firefighters, 5 others hurt in massive NY house fire

The firefighters were treated at the scene; crews got the flames under control in about 45 minutes


By FireRescue1 Staff

NEW YORK — Seven people, including two firefighters, were injured in after a fire broke out in a Queens home Friday morning.

NBC New York reported that firefighters found the blaze on the first floor of the two-story home.

“The glass from the windows were breaking so ferociously that glass was flying everywhere,” witness Christian Williams said. “It was crazy.”

Firefighters got the flames under control in about 45 minutes.

Three people were transported to two different hospitals. Two other people suffered minor injuries, and the two firefighters were treated at the scene.

 

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