Fire Damages Nepali Businesses in Jackson Heights Building

A fire ripped through a building on 4014 74th Street in Jackson Heights, New York, causing extensive damage to three Nepali businesses located on that street.

The fire, suspected to be electrical in origin, erupted around 11 am on Monday. Everyone evacuated safely, and no injuries were reported. However, early estimates suggest roughly $150,000 in damages.

FDNY Responds to Fire on 74th Street in Jackson Heights. No injuries reported. (Photo: Shashi Adhikari)

Prime Tax and Accounting, one of the affected businesses, has temporarily relocated to 4016 on the same street, according to Prabin KC, who informed customers via social media. He assured everyone that both staff and customer data are safe, and they will resume full services from the new location.

A look at the damage after a fire on 74th Street. (Photo: Shashi Adhikari)

The building reportedly housed another office run by Shashi Adhikari, which deals with cosmic insurance. Other business was related to visa services.