Firefighters Operate on Eight-Alarm Fire in Jackson Heights, New York

Firefighters reported to the scene of an eight-alarm fire in Jackson Heights, New York, on April 6, as the blaze strengthened within hours.

Footage shared by Twitter user @GDKOpinionator shows crews continuing to operate on the fire in smoke-filled air at the intersection of 89th Street and 34th Avenue.

“When I said we needed a good bar and grille in the neighborhood, this is not what I meant!” the user wrote in a tweet. Credit: @GDKOpinionator via Storyful