5 injured in Brooklyn high-rise building fire; cause under investigation

BAY RIDGE, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Five people were injured in a fire at a high-rise building in Brooklyn Monday night.

FDNY officials say the fire, located on Shore Road in Bay Ridge, was first reported shortly after 5 p.m.

They say five people were injured. Four of those victims were taken to the hospital and one refused medical attention.

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The two first responders were met on the sixth floor by a gunman who made off with their medical bags and radios.



There's no word on what type of injuries those were.

The high-rise building fire was brought under control just after 6 p.m.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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