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Fire Breaks Out on 49th Street, Stores Damaged

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June 16, 2020 By Christian Murray

A fire tore through a Sunnyside business on 49th Street this evening.

The FDNY said that it received a call at around 8 p.m. about a blaze on the ground floor of a three-story building at 41-09 49th St. The building is occupied by Pronto Car Service on the ground floor, with apartments above. The neighboring businesses such as the Alcove Bar and an accounting service were also damaged in the fire.

The fire was brought under control by about 8:40, according to the FDNY. There were no injuries.

The FDNY sent out 12 units and 60 firefighters arrived on the scene. The FDNY is still investigating the cause.

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