Oct 30 2012 By Cheryl Mullin
UP TO 100 homes have been destroyed by a huge fire in a the flooded New York area of Queens.
More than 190 firefighters have contained the fire in the Breezy Point section, but they were struggling with some pockets of fire.
A fire department spokesman said one firefighter suffered a minor injury and was taken to a hospital. Two civilians suffered minor injuries and were treated at the scene.
Officials said the fire began in an area flooded by Sandy after it began sweeping through the city.
The neighbourhood sits on the Rockaway peninsula jutting into the Atlantic Ocean.