Fire destroys historic church in Queens

June 9, 2009 2:42:59 PM PDT
A second-alarm fire burned through a local Methodist church in the Maspeth section of Queens. Eyewitness News is told the fire broke out inside the Maspeth United Methodist Church on 58th Avenue just after 4:30 a.m.

  • SLIDESHOW: Church fire in Queens

    Heavy fire shot through the rear of the two-story sturcture.

    Firefighters backed out of the burning building as they battled the flames.

    Officials say at least two firefighters were injured while battling the fire.


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