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Fire breaks out at JFK Airport cargo building

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QUEENS, N.Y. – Flames broke out at a cargo building at John F. Kennedy International Airport Wednesday morning, authorities said.

FDNY said the call came in about 10:40 a.m. and the blaze was elevated to a two-alarm fire because of the location.

Fire department officials are working with the Port Authority to extinguish the fire. As of 11:21 a.m., the fire was under control, officials said.

A firefighter was treated at the scene for minor injuries, an FDNY spokesperson said. An investigation is underway to determine the cause of the blaze.

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