Officials: 2 businesses badly damaged in Southern Blvd. fire

HUNTS POINT - Police say an early morning fire destroyed two Southern Boulevard retail businesses in Hunts Point Saturday.

The fire broke out at around 8 a.m. on Southern Boulevard and 153rd Street. One of the stores destroyed in the fire sold general items like cell phone cases, bags and watches. The Express Lens eyeglass store was also badly damaged.

Firefighters say no one was injured in the fire.

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