4 people injured during overnight fire at 1085 East 53rd St. in East Flatbush

Three people and one firefighter were injured during an overnight fire in East Flatbush. It took firefighters about 25 minutes to put the fire out.

One victim is being treated for burns; three others were treated for smoke inhalation.

One victim is being treated for burns; three others were treated for smoke inhalation. (7/1/13)

EAST FLATBUSH - Four people were injured during an overnight fire in East Flatbush. The flames broke out at 1085 East 53rd St. near Avenue H at around 2:41 a.m.

A young woman is being treated at Staten Island University's burn unit. The other two victims and a firefighter were treated for smoke inhalation, and are expected to be OK.

When firefighters arrived, they say the front of the second floor was fully engulfed. It took them about 25 minutes to put the fire out.  

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Dozens of people were arrested across the borough 1 Dozens arrested in 'Operation Hardball' drug takedown
Dozens of senior citizens at an East New 2 Mini horses stir up spirits at nursing home
The tree fell on tracks that carry the 3 Tree falls on tracks at Parkside Avenue train station
Aspiring gymnasts and Olympics fans from all over 4 Olympic medalist Laurie Hernandez visits Long Island
Nassau Police say a Hempstead man has been 5 Police: Man arrested for sex assault of child, stabbing 2 women

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE