2 dead in 5-alarm blaze that ravaged Queens block

Two people died in a massive five-alarm blaze that spread to multiple homes in Queens on Friday, the FDNY and reports said.

The victims were found in a three-story home at 104-19 125th Street in Ozone Park that collapsed after catching fire just after 2 pm, the FDNY said on its Twitter account.

Windy conditions spread the flames to five other buildings, including three across the street, ABC 7 reported. Videos of the blaze showed flames bending in the wind with billows of smoke pouring from the residential street as locals looked on in shock.

Firefighters discovered the bodies after placing the massive blaze under control at 4:45 pm, according to its Twitter account.

A fire in Queens spread to multiple houses on Friday due to windy conditions.
A fire in Queens spread to multiple houses on Friday due to windy conditions.
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Two people died in a massive inferno in Queens.
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There were two victims that died in the fire at a three-story home at 104-19 125th Street in Ozone Park.
There were two victims that died in the fire at a three-story home at 104-19 125th Street in Ozone Park.
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Multiple houses along the street were destroyed in the fire.
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Five firefighters were injured while putting out the fire.
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Two hundred FDNY employees responded to the fire Friday.
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Five firefighters suffered minor injuries, according to ABC, with a total of 200 FDNY personnel responding.

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