Multiple Injuries Reported in Queens Apartment Building Fire

Queens Apartment Fire Leaves Six Injured

A significant five-alarm fire engulfed the top floor of a Queens apartment building, resulting in six reported injuries.

Firefighters are battling the blaze in Sunnyside, working to contain the heavy plumes of black smoke emerging from the windows and rooftop.

Incident Details and Response

The fire commenced around 12 pm on Wednesday at the 43-09 block of 47th Avenue, prompting a swift response from over 130 firefighters.

Despite the intensity of the fire, the FDNY confirmed that those injured sustained minor injuries, and fortunately, no fatalities have been reported.

Ongoing Firefighting Efforts

Authorities are yet to ascertain the exact cause of the fire as firefighters persist in their efforts to extinguish the flames.

The situation has led to multiple road closures in the area as emergency responders continue their arduous work at the scene.

Support for Displaced Residents

The Red Cross has established a support area at a nearby Children’s Lab School to aid any affected residents.

The fire’s impact has been substantial, necessitating assistance for those displaced or affected by the incident.

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