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SOUTH RICHMOND HILL, Queens — Six people were injured after a fire broke out at a Queens home Sunday morning.

The blaze started shortly before 8 a.m. on the second floor bedroom of 101-51 107th St. in South Richmond Hill.

Firefighters worked to put out the fire that spread to through the second and third floor of the residence. The fire was under control by 8:28 a.m.

The single family home was inhabited by multiple families and was illegally converted into a multi-family home, the  Department of Buildings said.

One girl was taken to the hospital in serious condition and four adults suffered minor injuries. One firefighter also suffered minor injuries.

The Department of Buildings put a vacate order on the house as the cause of the fire is under investigation.

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