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Firefighters Battled 10-Hour Blaze in Queens

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Seven firefighters were injured during a 10-hour battle against a blaze that broke out in a building full of hazardous material in Jamaica, Queens.

The fire began at 6 p.m. Monday night inside a metal-works warehouse and was brought under control at 4:40 a.m., according spokesman for the FDNY. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

One firefighter sustained burns to his face and head.

 

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