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Mar 10, 2015

04:34:23 GMT--Fire - North-America - USA



EDIS Number: FR-20150310-47265-USA

Date / time: 10/03/2015 04:28:24 [UTC]

Event: Fire

Area: North-America

Country: USA

State/County: State of New York

Location: New York City [Mill Basin, Brooklyn]

Number of Deads: N/A

Number of Injured: N/A

Number of Infected: N/A

Number of Missing: N/A

Number of Affected: N/A

Number of Evacuated: N/A

Damage level: N/A



Description:



Firefighters are battling a raging inferno in Mill Basin, Brooklyn, where at least two waterfront residences are burning this afternoon. According to an FDNY spokesman, the fire started at 2220 National Drive, near Mill Avenue, around 2:15 today. The fire has since spread to one or two other residences, and approximately 170 firefighters are now battling the blaze. The four alarm fire is still burning, but it appears that firefighters have stopped it from spreading. According to the FDNY spokesman, two firefighters have been injured and transported to area hospitals; the extent of their injuries is not known at this time. It's unclear what sparked the fire or if anyone else is injured, but we'll update as more information becomes available.




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