Firefighters responded to a three-alarm house fire in Douglaston, Queens Tuesday evening.
Crews battled the three-alarm blaze at 39-12 Douglaston Parkway. The fire started shortly before 8 p.m.
Witness Darren Meenan said the house appeared to be undergoing construction. The fire caused the roof to collapse and has left significant damage in its wake.
Fire officials announced Wednesday that the fire was accidental and caused by welding work.
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