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Drill hits gas line at Queens construction site

Posted: 2:34 PM, Dec 19, 2015
Updated: 2015-12-19 19:32:44-05

LONG ISLAND CITY, Queens — A drilling rig hit a gas line at a construction site, causing the development to burst into flames.

According to FDNY, the fire is being fed by the gas, and crews are trying to protect neighboring buildings.

Four people have been safely rescued from the site.

This is a developing story, check back for updates.