NEW YORK – A fire has raged through more than a dozen shops on a street in New York City, injuring three firefighters.
The Fire department of New York says about 180 firefighters were called to the fire on Friday evening in the Kew Gardens neighborhood in Queens.
The flames increased by the roofs of the shops in a one-story commercial strip on Vleigh Place. The fire department tweeted a photo of firefighters dousing the roof of a fire truck’s elevated bucket.
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The block has a pizzeria, a law firm, and kosher food stores.
The fire department says three firefighters have suffered non-life-threatening injuries, but one has more serious injuries than the others.