FDNY Firefighters Battle Five-Alarm Brooklyn Fire

FDNY firefighters operating at a multiple-alarm fire in Brooklyn
FDNY units operate at a five-alarm fire in the Dyker Heights section of Brooklyn. Photo courtesy NYC Councilman Justin Brannan.

Firefighters were injured in a fire that went to five alarms in the Dyker Heights section of Brooklyn, New York, early Sunday, according to reports.

The fire began at 1330 74th Street, near 13th Avenue, just before midnight on Saturday before spreading, the New York Post reported. and nearly 200 Fire Department of New York (FDNY) personnel responded to the scene.

The Post said only one firefighter was hurt, but New York City Councilman Justin Brannan in a Twitter post said six firefighters were hurt. No civilians were injured.

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