BY JACOB KAYE
NYC's Largest Real Estate Section
Firefi ghters battled a blaze inside
a Rego Park barber shop over the
On Sunday, Nov. 29, around 1:30
a.m., the FDNY received calls about
a fi re at Sergey’s Classical Haircut,
located at 63-53 Austin St., according
to the authorities.
Around 60 FDNY personnel arrived
to the scene to put out the fi re
inside the 100-square-foot, one-story
The fi re was under control around
2:20 a.m., the FDNY said.
The barber shop, which has been
in operation for nearly two decades,
was damaged heavily by the fi re and
likely won’t reopen, according to the
owner’s son, Mike Pinkhasov.
Due to fi nancial constraints caused
by the COVID-19 pandemic, the owner,
Sergey Pinkhasov, was unable to take
out insurance that would cover damages
caused by a fi re this year, according
to his son.
No one was injured in the blaze.
Photo courtesy of Wangi Sherpa
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