BAY TERRACE, N.Y. (WPIX)—A fire broke out on the top floor of a 7-story apartment building in Bay Terrace Wednesday afternoon.
The incident occurred at 16-66 Bell Blvd around 3 p.m and quickly escalated to 5 alarms.
The flames spread to several apartments and also shot through the roof.
More then a dozen firefighters and 3 residents were treated for minor injuries.
It took about an hour and a half to get the flames under control.
Some of the firefighters who responded to this blaze, also fought the 5th alarm fire in Queens.