NEW YORK, NY – NYC Council Member Robert E. Cornegy, Jr. (D-36), Chair of the Council’s Committee on Housing and Buildings, released the following statement in response to news of a non-fatal fire at a Jackson Heights bakery this morning:

“As Chair of the Committee on Housing and Buildings, I pay close attention to the fires that happen around the city. I am glad that the FDNY was able to execute a swift response, ensuring no one was injured in this dangerous blaze. Fire safety has been, and continues to be a priority for the Committee.”