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Fire Rips Through 7-Story Bay Terrace Building

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.

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