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15 Hurt in Early Morning Fire in Rockaway Beach Home, FDNY Says

DNA Info - September 05, 2017

by Katie Honan

ROCKAWAY BEACH — More than a dozen people, including seven firefighters, were hospitalized after a two-alarm fire broke out early Monday inside an apartment, officials said.

Firefighters responded to the blaze on the first and second floors of the home at 174 Beach 91st St. at around 2:20 a.m., according to the FDNY.

It was under control just after 3 a.m.

Seven firefighters and three police officers were hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries, along with six residents inside the apartment, officials said.

Fire officials are still investigating the cause of the fire.