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Photo Gallery August 14, 2008  RSS feed

Bodega Blaze Goes To Ridgewood Apts.

Smoke billows from a grocery store at the corner of Gates and Cypress avenues in Ridgewood during a fire that broke out on Monday, Aug. 11. Fire Department sources said the one-alarm blaze started inside the shop at around 2:50 p.m. and spread to apartments on the second- and third-floors of the structure. Members of Engine companies 218, 271, 277 and 291; Ladder companies 112, 124, 135 and 140; Squad Company 252; Rescue 4; and Battalions 28 and 37 responded to the scene under the direction of Division 14. Officers from the 104th Precinct and EMS units also arrived at the location. No injuries were reported. Using three hose lines, an FDNY spokesperson said, the blaze was brought under control at around 3:30 p.m. (photo: Allen Epstein)