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Three people hurt in Woodside apartment building 2-alarm fire early Monday morning: FDNY

The 5-story building at 39-06 63rd St. (G Maps)

Apr. 22, 2024 By Bill Parry

Three residents of a Woodside apartment house were injured during a two-alarm blaze early Monday morning.

The FDNY received a report of a fire at a five-story building located at 39-06 63rd St. at 3:16 a.m.

Firefighters arriving at the location observed flames shooting from the roof of the apartment house. After the fire spread into a cockloft, the FDNY transmitted a second alarm, bringing a total of 25 units and 106 firefighters and EMS personnel to the scene between 39th Avenue and Roosevelt Avenue.

Three people were transported by EMS to Elmhurst Hospital with minor injuries and the fire was brought under control just before 4:30 a.m.

Fire marshals are investigating the cause of the blaze.

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