QUEENS, N.Y. (PIX11) – At least seven people were injured in a house fire in Queens on Friday night, an FDNY spokesperson said. 

The flames started at a private house on 37th Drive in Corona around 8:30 p.m., and quickly spread to another home in the area, officials said. 

First responders elevated the blaze to a three-alarm fire at 8:52 p.m. In total, 33 units and 138 FDNY firefighters responded to the fire.  

The fire was said to be under control around 10:20 p.m.

The extent of the injuries remained unclear.

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