2 injured after flames rip through Brooklyn home: Officials

SHEEPSHEAD BAY, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Two people were injured after a fire ripped through a home in Brooklyn Thursday night.

FDNY officials say they received a call around 8 p.m. for a two-alarm house fire at 2299 Gerritsen Ave in Sheepshead Bay.

Citizen App video captured the huge flames burning through the two-story home.

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Officials say two people suffered minor injuries and refused medical attention.

The fire was placed under control.

There are no details yet on how the blaze started.

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Firefighters not only had to battle the flames, but a heavy cluttering condition inside the building, apparently on all the floors.

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