Firefighters work to put out severe fire inside Queens deli; subway temporarily affected

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Wednesday, November 30, 2022
Fire bursts through roof of Maspeth Queens deli
Firefighters were on the scene of a severe restaurant fire in Queens Wednesday morning.

MASPETH, Queens (WABC) -- Firefighters were on the scene of a fire that tore through a deli in Maspeth, Queens.

Officials say flames shot through the roof of the Metro Deli on Metropolitan Avenue at around 7:30 a.m. Wednesday.

The blaze went to three alarms before firefighters got the upper hand.

The fire impacted subway service on the M line.

Service was suspended between Myrtle Avenue and Middle Village-Metropolitan Avenue for nearly two hours.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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