Statement from Senate Deputy Leader Gianaris on Woodside Fire

Massive Fire on 59th Street in Woodside Resulted in 200+ Person Response, 9 Injured Firefighters and 18 Displaced Residents

WOODSIDE, N.Y. – Senate Deputy Leader Michael Gianaris issued this statement following a fire that injured nine FDNY firefighters and displaced eighteen area residents:

“Last night’s devastating fire caused tremendous harm to members of our community. I have reached out to the FDNY to offer my support to the injured firefighters. I know the tight-knit Woodside community will come together and help our neighbors begin the difficult process of rebuilding their lives, and I am ready and able to help in any way I possibly can.”