5 Firefighters, 2 Cops Injured in Queens Blaze

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    NBC 4 New York

    Five firefighters and two Bridge and Tunnel officers were injured in a Queens fire early Wednesday, but all are expected to be OK, authorities say.

    The fire broke out on 51st Avenue in Long Island City shortly before 7 a.m. and was extinguished a short time later. 

    It wasn't immediately clear how the firefighters and officers were injured, nor was it known if any civilians were hurt. 

    The fire is under investigation.  

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