NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — At least two people were injured when an extra-alarm fire broke out in a Queens housing development late Wednesday.
The fire broke out around 11:45 p.m., just 15 minutes before the city rang in the New Year, on the ninth floor of the building at 96-02 57th Ave. in Queens, the FDNY said. The blaze was later raised to a second alarm.READ MORE: Tree Lighting Celebration Returns To West Harlem Piers Park
The building is part of the LeFrak City development, a private apartment complex in southern Corona, Queens.READ MORE: CNN's Chris Cuomo Fired Over Involvement In Brother Andrew Cuomo's Response To Sexual Harassment Scandal
Instagram video from the scene showed flames raging on what appeared to be at least one unit in the building.
Two civilians were confirmed to be injured as of 12:45 a.m. Their condition was unknown.MORE NEWS: Canarsie Residents Call On Mayor-Elect Eric Adams To Fund Community Anti-Gun Violence Initiatives
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