Several people hurt as flames tear through homes in Brooklyn

KENSINGTON, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Seven people are recovering from injuries after flames tore through at least two homes in Brooklyn.

The fire started inside a home on East 9th Street in Kensington just after 4 a.m. Thursday.

Video showed heavy flames shooting out of the windows.

The blaze quickly spread to a home next door.

The third alarm fire was declared under control within an hour.

All of the injuries were described as minor.

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