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TWO PEOPLE ARE INJURED AFTER MASSIVE FIRE BREAKS OUT ON THE ROOF OF NEW YORK CITY HOSPITAL
A New York City hospital was ablaze for an hour on Friday, with two people reported injured as firefighters battled the rooftop flames and huge black plumes of smoke billowed into the sky.
The two-alarm fire was reported at the 257-bed St. John's Episcopal Hospital in Far Rockaway, Queens at 5:15pm, a New York Fire Department spokesman told DailyMail.com.Twenty five units responded, with 106 fire fighters and other first responders on the scene. Two civilians were injured, he said, but the extend of their injuries are unclear. The fire was on the exterior roof, he said, and it was unclear how it began.