3 firefighters among 15 injured in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn fire

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Saturday, May 14, 2022
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Three firefighters were among 15 people who were injured in a fire in Brooklyn early Saturday.

SHEEPSHEAD BAY, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Three firefighters were among 15 people who were injured in a fire in Brooklyn early Saturday.

Citizen app video shows where the smoke and flames broke out just before 4 a.m. on the first floor of a 7-story building on Homecrest Avenue in the Sheepshead Bay section.

More than 100 firefighters were brought to the scene and were able to bring it under control just after 5 a.m.

Twelve residents and three firefighters were injured, all considered to be minor.

The firefighters were taken to the hospital for treatment.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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