Fire tears through headquarters of City Council candidate in Brooklyn

BROWNSVILLE, Brooklyn (WABC) -- A two-alarm fire tore through the campaign headquarters of a City Council candidate in Brooklyn Sunday night.

The fire burned the storefront headquarters of Alicka Samuel on Belmont Avenue in Brownsville just after 9:15 p.m.

The fire burned through the campaign office and an adjacent thrift shop before being brought under control.

FDNY fire marshals determined that it was an electrical fire and was accidental.
Copyright © 2019 WABC-TV. All Rights Reserved.