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Fire breaks out at Jackson Heights co-op building

Sept. 7, 2016 Staff Report

Seven people were injured after a fire broke out in a Jackson Heights apartment building Sunday night, according to the FDNY.

The blaze swept across the fourth floor of Sheila Terrace, a coop apartment building located at 37-30 73rd Street, late in the evening on September 4.

The FDNY was called at 11:06 p.m. and responded with 60 personnel, bringing the flames under control by 11:41 p.m.

Seven people were injured and transported to Elmhurst hospital, including one adult with serious but stable injuries. Two adults and four children with minor injuries.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation by FDNY Fire Marshals.

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