Box loaded up due to calls and reports of people trapped
Location: MacNish Street, Elmhurst Queens.
Wednesday afternoon the calls began to stream into the FDNY’s Communications Office reporting a fire on the third floor of an apartment building on MacNish Street in Elmhurst.
Some callers reported that residents had begun to self-evacuate onto the fire escapes.
Engine 287 confirmed a working fire with the transmission of the 10-75.
The fire was contained to the bedroom of an apartment but the smoke caused dozens of residents to evacuate.
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