Senator Gianaris Statement on Sunnyside Fire

SUNNYSIDE, N.Y. – Senator Michael Gianaris issued the following statement following last night’s major fire in Sunnyside, Queens.

“I was heartbroken to learn of last night’s devastating fire in Sunnyside impacting local businesses and neighborhood residents. I reached out to various agencies, including the American Red Cross, Office of Emergency Management, FDNY, Small Business Services, and the Small Business Administration to offer my assistance in recovery and rebuilding efforts.  

“A number of firefighters and residents were injured during the incident. My thoughts are with them and their families in hopes of a speedy recovery. I thank them and the more than 200 FDNY members who responded for their bravery.”