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Three-Alarm Fire with Collapse at Private Dwelling in Staten Island

By STEVE WHITE, Correspondent | May 30, 2021 | NEW YORK

Story No. 060221101

STATEN ISLAND, NY - On May 30th at 6:20 A.M., firefighters responded on 3-3 Box 0218 to 255 Howard Avenue, in the Grymes Hill section of Staten Island for a reported structure fire. Crews arrived to find a 50'x80' vacant, two-story frame, peaked private dwelling with fire through the roof. There was a total collapse of the structure and two firefighters sustained minor injuries. The fire was placed "probably will hold" at 7:39 A.M.

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