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4-alarm fire burns through three homes in Queens

A three alarm fire burned through two homes on 112th Street in Richmond Hill, Queens.
July 6, 2012 3:27:51 AM PDT
A four-alarm fire burned through three homes on 112th Street in Richmond Hill, Queens, Thursday evening.

The fire started around 5:11 p.m. and quickly spread to two neighboring buildings.

Authorities say 170 firefighters worked for 90 minutes to bring the flames under control. Fifteen firefighters were treated for heat exhaustion, smoke inhalation and dehydration. Three civilians were also injured.

Two of the buildings were more seriously damaged than the other.

Firefighters rescued a 90-year-old woman out of one home.

CLICK HERE to see images from the scene.

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