1 firefighter hurt battling vacant building fire in Brooklyn

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Saturday, June 4, 2022
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One firefighter was injured as crews battle a fire that broke out at a vacant building in Brooklyn on Saturday.

BUSHWICK, Brooklyn (WABC) -- One firefighter was injured as crews battle a fire that broke out at a vacant building in Brooklyn on Saturday.

Authorities said the fire started around 5:30 a.m. inside a three-story vacant building at 1794 Broadway in Bushwick.

The fire was elevated to a second alarm shortly after.

Citizen App video captured smoke coming from the building.

One firefighter was treated on the scene but refused to go to the hospital.

Operations on the fire remain ongoing.

This is breaking news. This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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