5-alarm fire breaks out at BK auto parts store

BROOKLYN - Nearly 200 firefighters from 33 units responded to a five-alarm fire at a Brooklyn auto parts store today.

Authorities say the fire engulfed Danken Auto Parts on 4th Avenue in Park Slope at around noon. They say a four-story apartment building and another building next door were evacuated.

The FDNY says eight firefighters suffered minor injuries due to extremely heavy smoke conditions.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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