Fire destroys Brighton Beach apartment
BROOKLYN - A fire sparked in a Brighton Beach high-rise Saturday afternoon.
The flames started in the kitchen of a fourth-floor apartment located at 40 Brighton 1st Road.
One resident suffered mild burns and two others were taken to the hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation.
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Residents who spoke with News 12 say a number of the hallways in the building were completely filled with smoke. They had to go out onto their balconies for fresh air.