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Ridgewood Fire Injures 9 Residents, Sends 5 to Hospital: FDNY

The fire broke out at 410 Menahan Street. (Google Maps)

March 20, 2019 By Laura Hanrahan

Five Ridgewood residents were taken to the hospital today following a fire that broke out in the early hours Wednesday morning.

The blaze erupted at around 4 a.m. in the basement of a three-story residential building located at 410 Menahan St., near Cypress Avenue.

The FDNY received a call at 4:10 a.m. and responded to the scene.

Nine residents and one firefighter sustained minor injuries. Five civilians were transported to area hospitals for treatment.

The cause of the fire is still unknown and is currently under investigation, a spokesperson for the FDNY said. 

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