Fire extinguisher malfunctions, covers Brooklyn gas station in dry chemicals

ByEyewitness News via WABC logo
Sunday, May 21, 2017

EAST FLATBUSH, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Snow in May?

A fire extinguisher system malfunctioned at a gas station on Saturday afternoon in Brooklyn, sending dry chemicals everywhere.

The FDNY says they got the call around 3:15 for a HAZMAT incident at a gas station on Ralph and Foster Avenues.

More than a dozen people were hurt. Most people were treated at the scene, but two were taken to the hospital.