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Update: 3 Killed in Queens House Fire

A family in Queens is dealing with devastating loss after losing three members of their family in a house fire. The fire also left many relatives injured. This fire started just before midnight on Saturday in a two-story home on 211th Street in Queens Village. The three-alarm fire started and engulfed the first two floors. Firefighters took about two hours to get the fire under control. A more of two was able to get out and get her kids out, but she ran back in to save other family members and did not make it back in. This woman, Harleen Kaur, knew other people...

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Fire Damages Barns in Fleming

At 1 p.m. on April 24, progress was happening at the scene of a structure fire. This fire involved two barns and occurred on Silver Street Road in Fleming. Multiple fire departments were at the scene. This information comes from first responders. They said that the barns were full-involved when the crews got there to fight the fires. A fire investigation team was also requested to come to the scene. Silver Street Road between Mobbs and Stone School roads was closed because of the fire. There were photos from the scene that showed flames apparently shooting from a barn. If this story becomes updated...

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Woman Killed in House Fire in Bronx

The authorities have now identified a woman who was killed in a Bronx fire that happened on Thursday night. Officials responded to a fire at 3425 Boller Avenue in Eastchester at around 7:30 at night. They found Cynthia Holley was unresponsive. She was 53-years-old. Holley had to be taken to the hospital. At the hospital, she was pronounced dead. The fire was under control by around 8 in the evening. The cause of the fire has not yet been determined. Authorities are still investigating this fire. If more details become available about this fire, we will keep you posted. If you’ve lost a loved one in...

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Burn Accident Lawyer New York

Burn injuries are often not talked about when it comes to accident litigation, but burn injuries are some of the most painful and can impact a person’s life in many ways. A severe burn injury does not heal quickly, and it can be extremely painful to deal with. Some burns can even last for a person's’ lifetime. Burn injuries are not uncommon in New York. In car accidents, burn injuries can happen frequently. Burn injuries can also be sustained in workplace accidents and from chemical exposure. Also, burns can happen in fires such as in apartment buildings. At Frekhtman & Associates, we...

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Update: Long Island City Fire Injures 8

This story is an update on a story that we posted about earlier this week. At least eight people have been injured in a fire that started in Queens on Tuesday night. Officials say that they got a call at around 8:30 in the evening about a fire that was blazing on the first floor of a four-story building. The building was located on 11-14 46th Street in Long Island City. 12 FDNY units and 65 firefighters responded to this incident. At least 8 civilians, maybe more, were hurt. One of them was critically injured and taken to the hospital. Three other people were...

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Update: Bronx Fire Destroys 7 Businesses

This story is being updated from yesterday when we initially reported on it. A large blaze in the Bronx took out several businesses. This happened on Tuesday morning, and the information comes from the FDNY. There were no injuries reported. The fire started at around 5:30 in the morning inside 316 E. 194th Street in the Fordham Manor part of the Bronx. The fire grew quickly. It started as a two-alarm fire but after just fifteen minutes it was a five-alarm fire. Firefighters are reported to have come across heavy fire and smoke conditions. The fire was impacting all seven stores in the...

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Father of Yorkville Fire Victim Files Notice of Claim

The father of a girl who died in a house fire in Oneida County in January has filed a notice of claim against the village and the volunteer hose company. The father’s lawyer said on Tuesday that if a different dispatch call had been made that possibly Taylor Melanie and Heather, her mother, would be alive today. The fire happened on January 18 in Yorkville. Officials reported that the roof caved in while firefighters were fighting the fire. Taylor, who was 7 at the time, died in the blaze. Heather, her 41-year-old mother, died a few days later. The call came in at...

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2 Teenagers Accused of Starting Fire in Auburn

2 Teenagers Accused of Starting Fire in Auburn

Two teenagers have been arrested and charged because of a large fire that caused damage to a vacant building on Perrine Street in Auburn. The police said witnesses saw the teenagers leaving the building just before the fire was reported. The teenage boys, both of them from Auburn, were found on Clark Street Road. They were both interviewed and then charged. Their names and photographs are not going to be released because they are minors. One of them, 16-years-old, was charged with fourth-degree arson and trespass. The other teenager was charged with trespassing. Police and other emergency responders arrived at the scene at around 11...

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Fire in Canandaigua Still Being Investigated

A barn located at Gibson Street in Canandaigua was marked as a complete loss after a structural fire that happened overnight. The fire was reported in the area of Wood and Gibson Streets at first. The barn was situated between many homes and was just a few blocks away from Sonnenberg Gardens, but, luckily no homes were damaged in the blaze. It also appears that no one was injured in the fire. Firefighters reported that the barn was located far enough from homes that there was not much risk to the neighboring buildings. People in the area reported hearing explosions, and the responders...

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