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Fire damages church, homes in Queens

April 29, 2010 2:14:08 PM PDT
A fast-moving fire damaged a church and two homes in Queens on Thursday afternoon.

The three alarm fire happened at 91-44 111th Street in the Richmond Hills section.

Officials said the fire started at the Deeper Life Christian Fellowship Church around 2:24 p.m.and spread to two neighboring homes.

Three firefighters suffered minor injuries trying to bring the fire under control, officials said.

Neighbors said a tree came down and took down power lines with it, and that sparked the fire.

Investigators have not confirmed that information.


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