Fire tears through headquarters of City Council candidate in Brooklyn

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.
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