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Firefighters hurt in 16th Avenue blaze

June 15, 2022 Jaime DeJesus
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Four firefighters suffered minor injuries Wednesday while battling a noontime blaze on 16th Avenue and 79th Street.

More than 100 fire and EMS personnel rushed to the scene of the three-alarm blaze, which started on the first floor of a two-story, mixed-use building.

The fire was under control by 1:40 p.m. and marshals are investigating its origin. 

Firefighters battle the blaze on 16th Avenue and 79th Street. Photo via Citizen App
Firefighters battle the blaze on 16th Avenue and 79th Street. Photo via Citizen App


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