2 police officers hurt in Williamsburg fire on Scholes Street

Cops say the officers were taken to the

Cops say the officers were taken to the hospital with difficulty breathing. (Credit: @NYSCANNER )

Two police officers are being hailed as heroes for their quick response to a fire in a Williamsburg apartment building this afternoon.

The fire started at 32 Scholes St., between Lorimer Street and Union Avenue, at around 1 p.m. The flames engulfed the back of a four-story apartment building. The fire chief says the blaze was knocked down in 45 minutes.

Fire officials say the two police...

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