Fire started in Bensonhurst restaurant and spread to 2 adjoining buildings before being extinguished

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Sunday, May 8, 2022
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BENSONHURST, Brooklyn (WABC) -- A fire broke out Saturday evening on New Utrecht Avenue in Bensonhurst.

The fire started around 10:00 p.m. at El Divino Rey, a Mexican restaurant on the bottom floor of a two-story building.

Flames quickly spread through the ceiling of 2 adjoining buildings, according to the FDNY.

The fire was upgraded to 3-alarms and it took 110 firefighters to extinguish the blaze.

No injuries were reported. Officials are still investigating the cause of the fire.

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