4 injured in apartment fire at 869 Flushing Ave. in Williamsburg

Firefighters say at least four people were injured after fire broke out in a Williamsburg apartment building. (2/10/14)

BROOKLYN - Firefighters say at least four people were injured after fire broke out in a Williamsburg apartment building.

The flames started sometime after 11 a.m. Monday at 869 Flushing Ave.

First responders say an adult and a child were taken to Woodhull Hospital, and that two other patients were treated on the scene.

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FDNY officials say the building did not need to be evacuated because the fire was confined to the compactor. They say the fire sent a great deal of smoke throughout the 20-story building, frightening residents

One neighbor says this is a regular occurrence at the building.

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