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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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Update: Firefighter Airlifted While Fighting Fire

This story is an update on a story we reported on earlier this week. A Geneva firefighter had to be airlifted to the hospital after suffering from a heart issue. This occurred while he was fighting a house fire in Seneca County on Monday night. This information came from volunteer firefighters. Firefighters were fighting the fire outside the home which was located at 31 Moore Street in Border City. While doing so, the firefighter was having heart issues. A Mercy Flight took him to Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester. His condition was still not known as of Monday night. As of now, more...

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Three People Charged with Setting Gloversville Fire

The Gloversville Police Department has arrested three teens and charged them with arson. This is in connection with a fire that burned down the former JBF Mill. All three of the teens have been charged with fourth-degree arson. This is a class E felony. They have also been charged with first-degree reckless endangerment which is a class D felony. The teens charged were Allen H. Vosburgh Jr., 17, Joseph S. Banovic, JR., 17, , and David C. Taylor, 19. Police have alleged that the three of them intentionally started a fire on February 10 and that their actions caused the destruction of the...

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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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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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Police are Investigating Fires at Homes in Spring Valley

Police have been asking for the public to help them identify a man who was seen walking next to a house fire in Spring Valley earlier this month. They have found through their investigation that a fire set in a vacant home on Decatur Avenue was intentionally set. The police say the man who was shown to be wearing dark clothing is not a suspect. They just want to find him to see what information he is. Just a couple weeks after the first fire, firefighters encounter another blaze at a vacant house around a mile away. Although there is no apparent in, the...

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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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Update: Barn Fire in Canandaigua

This story is recent as it was reported on April 24. Investigators are looking into what caused a large fire to burn in Canandaigua. The fire is reported to have started at around 11:15 at night on Monday between homes located on Gorham and Gibson Streets. According to neighbors, they heard explosions coming from the barn while the crews were fighting the fire. The firefighting crews have reported that the carriage barn was completely destroyed in the blaze. It has also been reported that no one was hurt in the fire. Investigators do not think that the fire was started under suspicious circumstances. If any...

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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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