JAMAICA, Queens — At least four firefighters were injured after responding late Monday night to a fire inside a vacant building in Queens, according to the FDNY.
Fire officials said the call came in around 10:42 p.m. for flames inside the a two-story residential building at 87-82 172nd Street, between Hillside Avenue and 89th Avenue, in the Jamaica area.
At least 60 firefighters from 12 units responded to the all-hands blaze, which was on both the first and second floor of the vacant building, authorities said.
The fire was placed under control at 12:21 a.m., according to the FDNY.
Officials said four firefighters were hurt and taken taken to a nearby hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Further details of their injuries or conditions were not shared.
The cause of the fire was not immediately known.
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