2-Alarm Fire Burns Through Home in Jamaica, Queens

7 Online - January 08, 2019

JAMAICA, Queens (WABC) -- Firefighters battled a stubborn second-alarm house fire in Queens Monday morning.

The fire broke out just before 5 a.m. inside a home on 159th Street in Jamaica.

Authorities said the blaze was fueled by heavy clutter in the house.

Eleven residents were safe and accounted for, but they were left homeless by the fire.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.