QUEENS (WABC) -- A second-alarm fire tore through a several stores on a commercial strip in the Fresh Meadows section of Queens.
The fire burned through the businesses on Union Turnpike just after 1:30 a.m. Friday. Flames shot through the roof of the one-story strip.
A nail salon, a restaurant and an Allstate insurance business were damaged.
Firefighters put out the flames in about 40 minutes.