6 hurt, including 5 firefighters, in house fire in Flushing, Queens

ByEyewitness News WABC logo
Sunday, March 13, 2016
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FLUSHING (WABC) -- Five firefighters and one civilian were injured in a 3-alarm house fire in Queens Sunday morning.

The fire was reported at 9:12 a.m. at a two-story house on Laburnum Avenue in Flushing.

138 firefighters and 33 units responded, placing the fire under control at 10:23 a.m.

All the victims were taken to New York-Presbyterian Hospital, where their injuries were reported to be minor.

Initial reports indicated that the firefighters suffered electric shock when they first responded to the fire.