3-alarm fire destroys 7 businesses on 11th Avenue in Dyker Heights

A row of businesses in Dyker Heights has been destroyed by an overnight three-alarm fire. Three firefighters suffered minor injuries battling flames at seven stores

Officials say the flames appear to have started inside a dry cleaners, but the cause is under investigation.

Officials say the flames appear to have started inside a dry cleaners, but the cause is under investigation. (6/11/13)

BROOKLYN - A row of businesses in Dyker Heights has been destroyed by an overnight three-alarm fire.

Three firefighters suffered minor injuries battling flames at seven stores on 11th Avenue at around midnight. Officials say it appears to have started inside a dry cleaners near 62nd Street, and quickly spread to neighboring shops.

The Department of Buildings is placing vacate orders on all of the affected businesses, which include a laundromat, liquor store, pharmacy, Chinese restaurant, variety store and a Metro PCS.

The cause of the fire is under investigation. 

For neighbors' reaction to the fire, watch the clip to the left or click News 12 Extra on Optimum TV channel 612. 

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