7 firefighters injured as massive fire tears through several New York City businesses

FLUSHING, Queens (WABC) -- A massive fire tore through several businesses in Queens Friday night, injuring multiple firefighters.

The incident happened on 37th Ave and Main Street in Flushing.

FDNY say the fire began in a hair salon just before midnight.

It then started to spread to an adjacent three-story building.

Over 200 crew members were on scene of the seven-alarm fire that took seven-plus hours to put out.

Seven firefighters were taken to an area hospital with injuries, but they are considered non-critical.

Fire marshals will investigate the cause of the fire.

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