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Fire Breaks Out Inside Jackson Heights Apartment Building, No Injuries Reported

Nov. 12, 2018 By Meghan Sackman

A fire erupted inside a six-story apartment building in Jackson Heights on Sunday.

The fire broke out at about 4:30 p.m. at 75-15 35th Ave. and flames could be seen from the street coming out of the apartments on the top floor.

Sixty firefighters arrived on the scene to put out the fire and brought the blaze under control by 5:29 p.m.

There were no injuries and the cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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As a previous tenant in that building I am not at all surprised. In our apartment only about half of the outlets worked and fuse shortages happened quite often.

David Morrison

Thanking God that what was now confirmed to be an electrical fire by the Fire Marshal happened in the 15 minutes time period while I was out walking my Gigi (my dog). I lost everything, but gained everything- My life!!

Praising God for His Grace and His Mercy this could have happened while I was asleep!

I’m so grateful to my neighbors for all of the support and well wishes!! Especially, Sergio & Michelle, Frank and family!


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