Tag: fire

Sunnyside stands with neighbors displaced by 5-alarm inferno last year as they face further evictions by landlord

June 11, 2024 By Bill Parry Council Member Julie Won and Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez on Saturday rallied with their constituents, who were displaced by a massive five-alarm fire at their Sunnyside apartment complex just days before Christmas, to call on A&E Real Estate Holdings to extend tenants’ temporary leases. Families and individuals from at least… Read more »

More than 175 victims of massive five-alarm fire in Sunnyside retain Manhattan-based law firm to represent them

Feb. 6, 2024 By Bill Parry More than 175 tenants who were displaced from their Sunnyside apartment building following a massive five-alarm fire just days before Christmas are being represented by attorneys from the law firm of McLaughlin & Stern LLP. The Manhattan-based law firm, established in 1898, will represent the more than 175 victims… Read more »

Sunnyside benefit raises $10K for residents displaced by 5-alarm fire

Jan. 23, 2024 By Bill Parry Around 200 people attended a fire relief benefit in Sunnyside last week, where they raised $10,000 to assist nearly 450 of their neighbors who were displaced by a 5-alarm inferno that destroyed their apartment complex just days before Christmas. The fundraiser, organized by residents under the name Sunnyside Strong,… Read more »

FDNY battling 5-alarm inferno at Sunnyside apartment building

Dec. 20, 2023 By Bill Parry The FDNY is battling a massive 5-alarm fire at a Sunnyside apartment house that broke out at around noon. The first call was received at 12:02 p.m. after the blaze broke out on the top floor of a six-story apartment building located at 43-09 47th Ave. bringing 25 units and… Read more »

FDNY battles three-alarm inferno at auto repair shop in Woodside

Nov. 16, 2023 By Bill Parry The FDNY battled a massive three-alarm fire in Woodside on Wednesday night that took them more than five hours to bring under control. The inferno broke out just after 10:30 p.m. on Nov. 15 at the MS Auto Repair shop at 62-15 34th Ave., according to the FDNY. The… Read more »

Elderly man dies from injuries caused by Sunnyside apartment fire: NYPD

Sept. 25, 2023 By Michael Dorgan A 74-year-old man who was critically injured in a fire inside a Sunnyside apartment building overnight Saturday has died. The victim, whose identity has not been released and is pending family notification, died after being injured in the inferno that started just before midnight on Saturday, Sept. 23, according… Read more »