At Least 50 Houses Flooded By Sandy Destroyed By NYC Fire

30 10 2012

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)

A huge fire destroyed at least 50 homes in a flooded neighborhood in the New York City borough of Queens was reported around 11 p.m. Monday.

More than 190 firefighters tried to stop the fire in the Breezy Point section.

The flood water was chest high on the street, and firefighters had to use a boat to make rescues.

In September, the beachfront neighborhood was struck by a rare tornado.

>>>Please click here for the video of the fire rescue<<<

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