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Six Injured in Elmhurst House Fire

By Katie Honan | September 12, 2013 5:08pm
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ELMHURST — Six people were injured, including one critically, after a fire ripped through a home in Elmhurst Thursday afternoon, fire officials said.

The blaze started around 1 p.m. on the first floor of the two story brick home at 41-23 Forley St., near Britton Avenue, according to the FDNY.

It was out at around 1:30 p.m, they said.

Five firefighters were injured, including one with serious injuries and another victim was listed in critical condition.

All were taken to Elmhurst Hospital, according to officials.