Dec. 19, 2015 Staff Report
Firefighters battled a fire on a construction site located at 28-10 Jackson Avenue Saturday afternoon.
No injuries have been reported, and the fire department tweeted around 3 p.m. that the fire was under control.
The fire broke out at a drilling rig around 2:15 p.m., and according to the FDNY, was fed by natural gas.
Tishman Speyer and H&R Real Estate Investment Trust are developing the site. Plans are for a 1,798-unit mixed-use development.
QNS 2-ALARM 28-10 JACKSON AVE, NATURAL GAS FED FIRE IN A DRILLING RIG, UNDER CONTROL
— FDNY (@FDNY) December 19, 2015