By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The FDNY says an overloaded power strip sparked a massive apartment fire earlier this month in Queens.

The fire started in a top-floor apartment in a building on 34th Avenue near 89th Street in Jackson Heights on April 6.

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It grew to eight alarms and took hundreds of firefighters nearly 12 hours to put out.

Six residents and 19 firefighters suffered minor injuries.

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About 90 families living in the building were displaced.

CBSNewYork Team