Heavy Fire at Queens Mall takes 5 Hours and 200 Firefighters to get Under Control

Two hundred firefighters battled a 5-Alarm Heavy fire at a Queens mall in Downtown Flushing, on Thursday morning.

Fire took 5 hours to extinguish, being placed under control around 11:30 a.m..

Fire broke out around 6am at 40-10 Main Street at a large shopping mall.

The fire, described by FDNY Acting Chief, Richard Blatus as “very stubborn”,
Reached 5th alarm requiring to increase ammount of units and resources at the scene.

200 FDNY members responded to the blaze

FDNY continuing to operate at the scene, fire marshals are investigating.

No injuries have been reported.

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