PEARL RIVER, N.Y. (AP) - A fire involving 15 houses is burning in a neighborhood in the New York City borough of Queens.
A fire department spokesman says 170 firefighters are currently at the blaze in the Breezy Point section. He says two people have suffered minor injuries.
Fire officials say the blaze was reported around 11 p.m. Monday and involves about 15 houses in an area flooded by the superstorm that began sweeping through earlier.
The neighborhood sits on the Rockaway peninsula jutting into the Atlantic Ocean.