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Fire in Crown Heights Building Guts Apartment, Leaves No Injuries

A fire broke out on the second floor of a Crown Heights building Thursday evening, gutting and apartment. Firefighters quickly gained control over the fire, and put it out within minutes. No one was injured in the blaze.

by CrownHeights.info

Around 7:00pm Thursday evening, emergency services received a call for a fire on the second floor of 740 Empire Blvd, a building with many Jewish residence.

Flames could be seen billowing from the windows as firefighters rescued panicked building occupants from fire escapes, and evacuated the building.

In just a few minutes, the firefighters had the blaze under control, and soon after extinguished it.

Hatzalah rushed to respond as well, with multiple volunteers and ambulances on scene.

As of 7:45pm, there were no reported injuries, with emergency apparatus still on scene.