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Two-alarm blaze breaks out in Long Island City

Firefighters use a ladder to douse a building on 11th Street and 53rd Avenue in Long Island City with water. Photo by Ellis Kaplan
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LONG ISLAND CITY — Firefighters battled a two-alarm blaze at 53rd Avenue and 11th Street in Long Island City Thanksgiving afternoon.

At about 3:15 p.m., emergency officials received a report of heavy fire in the one-story commercial structure, the Breaking News Network reported. About 10 minutes later, the blaze had been upgraded to a two-alarm fire, BNN said.

According to BNN, the fire was placed under control at about 4:45 p.m. Friday and firefighters were called to the return to the building after a small fire broke out at about 10 a.m., officials at the scene said.

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