Twitchy told you late tonight that  FDNY personnel were battling fires across the borough of Queens, NY. The Breezy Point fire is now a six-alarm fire. Some 60 homes have now been reportedly destroyed. At 4am this morning, scanner traffic indicated that a team was finally able to shut down gas lines in the area — which lies in the flooded Zone A.

A reported 170 firefighters are on the scene.


Daytime photos of the damage are horrific.

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