At Least Two Dozen FDNY Firefighters Hurt in Blaze

More than 200 firefighters responded to lightning-sparked blaze at a seven-story apartment building in the Flatbush neighborhood of Brooklyn and had it under control about three hours later.


At least two dozen FDNY firefighters were injured, one seriously, in a six-alarm blaze at a seven-story apartment building in Brooklyn Thursday.

More than 200 firefighters responded to lightning-sparked blaze in the Flatbush neighborhood and had it under control about three hours later at around 1:45 p.m., according to WNBC-TV.

The flames gutted the entire seventh floor, displacing hundreds of residents.

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