More than 250 firefighters bring massive Queens warehouse blaze under control

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LONG ISLAND CITY, Queens – Officials say hundreds of firefighters and emergency workers have contained a massive blaze inside in New York City warehouse.

The New York Fire Department says the Queens fire was placed under control around 11:20 p.m. Wednesday, about four hours after it broke out.

Chief of Department James Leonard says more than 250 firefighters and EMS workers responded to the blaze. He says four firefighters suffered minor injuries.

Leonard says the millwork factory was destroyed, but firefighters were able to save three large businesses.

Images of the fire show big billows of black smoke rising above railyards adjacent to the burning building in the borough's Sunnyside neighborhood.

Officials say fire marshals will investigate what sparked the blaze inside the building.

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