Six Firefighters Suffer Minor Injuries after a Two-Alarm Blaze Rips Through Ridgewood Junkyard

QNS.com - November 07, 2017

by Anthony Giudice

More than 100 firefighters rushed into Ridgewood early Monday morning to battle a two-alarm fire that broke out at a local junkyard.

According to FDNY officials, the blaze drew 140 firefighters from 25 different units to 151 Woodward Ave., where the fire consumed the first floor of Aalba Auto Wrecking, at approximately 2:01 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 6.

The fire raged for nearly two hours before firefighters finally got it under control at approximately 4 a.m., FDNY sources said.

In all, six firefighters were injured during their efforts to control the blaze. They were all treated for minor injuries, the Fire Department added.

Fire marshals are investigating the cause of the fire.