NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A firefighter had to be rescued while battling a two-alarm blaze early Monday in Queens.

Fortunately, officials said the firefighter did not suffer any serious injuries. No other injuries were reported. 

The flames broke out around 4:45 a.m. inside a home on 159th Street near 115th Road in Jamaica.

Chopper 2 was over the scene and showed much of the roof had been destroyed.

Check back with for more on this developing story.


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