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INFERNO ON THE L.I.C. WATERFRONT



By truck and even fireboat, firefighters rushed to extinguish a two-alarm inferno at a vacant commercial building along the Newtown Creek in Long Island City on Thanksgiving afternoon, Thursday, Nov. 22, it was reported. According to Fire Department sources, the fire ignited at around 3:10 p.m. inside the large factory in the vicinity of 11th Street and 53rd Avenue. Multiple Fire Department units, the 108th Precinct and EMS units responded to the scene. There were no reported injuries. Three tower ladders and three deck guns were used to bring the fire under control, an FDNY source said. 
(photos: Allen Epstein) By truck and even fireboat, firefighters rushed to extinguish a two-alarm inferno at a vacant commercial building along the Newtown Creek in Long Island City on Thanksgiving afternoon, Thursday, Nov. 22, it was reported. According to Fire Department sources, the fire ignited at around 3:10 p.m. inside the large factory in the vicinity of 11th Street and 53rd Avenue. Multiple Fire Department units, the 108th Precinct and EMS units responded to the scene. There were no reported injuries. Three tower ladders and three deck guns were used to bring the fire under control, an FDNY source said. (photos: Allen Epstein)