Monday, February 14, 2011
Wind spreads fire in Laurelton
From Eyewitness News:
Firefighters battled a three-alarm fire in a row of homes in Laurelton, Queens.
The fire broke out at about 4:30 p.m. at 225-06 Mentone Avenue.
High winds caused the fire to spread quickly to four other neighboring homes.
12 firefighters suffered burns but are in stable condition.
No civilians were injured.
The cause of the fire is not yet known.
Police did find a badly decomposed body inside a nearby home as they were evacuating people in the area.
The investigation is ongoing.