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Storm raw video: FDNY in action in Queens at six-alarm fire that destroyed 80 homes.

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A massive fire  Breezy Point, Queens  destroyed at least 80 homes Tuesday.

More than 190 firefighters responded to the  scene in a flooded Zone A area.  They have set up a staging area  at Oceanside Avenue and Irving Walk.

Pockets of fire were still smoldering more than 10 hours  later.

About 25 people had to be rescued from an upstairs apartment in one of the  buildings that burned.  Firefighters used a boats to make rescues.


At least 50 homes have been destroyed in the Breezy Point section of the Rockaway peninsula in Queens, where firefighters battled a six-alarm fire early Tuesday. Fire officials say the fire was reported at about 11 p.m. Monday and is located in a flooded Zone A area. City officials say it appears most of the area was evacuated prior to the fire and no serious injuries have been reported.


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    Strong work all night and all over the city by FDNY.

  • cappy

    Thoughts and prayer to all the brothers in harms way

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  • D Schaefer

    What a hella of a job these brothers have done it has to be tough on everyone I hope that they stay safe.

  • willowbay

    FDNY is doing a magnificent job in very difficult conditions. Congratulations to them, and stay safe to all.

  • JustSayin’

    Let’s not forget that in addition to the NYFD,
    there are MANY others FDs doing a magnificent job in very difficult conditions.

    • Mack Seagrave

      I agree, great job by the members of the FDNY operating under unthinkable conditions. Stay safe Brothers.

  • Johnny Awesome

    Volunteer Fire Companies and FDNY had there hands full.

  • Anonymous

    yes brave ans special people, but I am missing a cousin and would like them to at least say what street names were involved.