Fire tears through synagogue

April 28, 2008 1:29:37 PM PDT
A fast-moving fire tore through a synagogue in the basement of a building in Brooklyn Monday morning.The fire broke out at the Beth el Jewish Center on Homecrest Avenue in Flatbush at around 7 a.m.

Fire officials say the blaze did not spread to the upper floors of the two-story brick building.

The synagogue's sacred Torah scrolls were not damaged. No one was hurt.