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Around five fire tenders immediately reached the spot to douse the blaze.
After hearing gunfire in the early hours of the morning, they rushed to the scene on Courtlandt Avenue and ordered Douse to drop his gun after he fired three shots at a man who was running away.
They have brought empty fire brigade vehicles There is no water and they have brought the vehicles here just to show that they are trying to douse the fire," Mohammad Shameem, a local, said.
Singh also said that that the efforts to douse the fire were in full swing and the officials would investigate the exact reason for the fire.
Thirty eight fire engines are still battling to douse the fire that started around 6 a.
Harbans Lal Aneja, a senior fire official, said that the efforts to douse the fire were in full swing and they ensured that the fire did not spread to nearby areas.
Around eight fire tenders were sent to the spot to douse the fire.
At least 12 fire tenders were rushed to the spot to douse the rising flames.
Around 25-fire-brigade tankers were rushed to the site to douse the inferno.
The prosecution of Douse was then deferred, said Steven Reed, a spokesman for the Bronx District Attorney's Office.
Summary: Around 20 fire tenders were put to douse the fire, which was noticed around noon.
douse It thwIItta It's fair to say it might take the England batsmen a while to figure out the Indian spinners - it's already taken 28 years - so the 11-8 available for India to win the first Test should not be sniffed at.