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14 NYC firefighters, 10 civilians hurt in raging Staten Island blaze

- The Washington Times - Thursday, June 5, 2014

At least 14 firefighters have been hurt while battling a raging, five-alarm fire that broke out early Thursday morning on Staten Island.

Another 10 or so civilians have been injured, too, a spokesman for the New York City Fire Department said, The Associated Press reported. The injuries range from mild to serious, but none are considered life-threatening.

About 200 firefighters are on scene, fighting the blaze which is consuming two homes.

The fire is located on Chestnut Avenue in the Rosebank neighborhood.

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