Enormous Three-Alarm Blaze Rips Through NYPD Evidence Warehouse
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- “We attempted an interior fire attack, but [firefighters] were overwhelmed by the amount of fire and we had to back all of our firefighters out of the building and go to an exterior attack,” New York City Fire Chief John Hodgens said in a press conference after the fire had been controlled.
- “We have a third alarm assignment right now with about 150 fire and EMS personnel.”
- Eight people in total were injured: three firefighters, three Emergency Medical Services personnel, and two civilians.
- All reported only minor injuries, Hodgens said.
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