Massive fire in flooded Queens

Associated Press
A fire burns at least two dozen homes in a flooded neighborhood in the New York City borough of Queens on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012. A fire department spokesman says more than 190 firefighters are at the blaze in the Breezy Point section. Fire officials say the blaze was reported around 11 p.m. Monday in an area flooded by the superstorm that began sweeping through earlier. (AP Photo/Stephanie Keith)

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A six-alarm fire in Breezy Point, Queens destroyed several buildings on Oct. 30. Nearly 200 firefighters responded to the massive blaze, a challenge to battle because first responders had to wade through chest-high water to reach the homes.

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