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    2 workers rescued after porch collapse in Laurelton


    Two workers were rescued after the front porch of a house collapsed on them in Queens.

    It happened Tuesday at a single family home at 135-40 229 St. before 10 a.m.

    They were performing excavation work at the home when they became pinned by a concrete slab.

    Crews used lifesaving tools to push the slabs off the workers.

    Both workers were rescued and taken to Jamaica Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

    The Department of Buildings issued violation for failure to maintain the building and a partial vacate order for the front of the house.

    The investigation is ongoing.

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    The shootout happened upstate near Liverpool.


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