Fire ravages Bushwick apartment building

More than 30 people were left homeless Thursday morning after a fast-moving fire ripped through an apartment building in Bushwick.The apartment complex at 301 Stanhope

BUSHWICK - More than 30 people were left homeless Thursday morning after a fast-moving fire ripped through an apartment building in Bushwick.

The apartment complex at 301 Stanhope St., where fire officials believe the blaze originated, and a neighboring residence sustained heavy fire, smoke and water damage.

No one was injured in the fire, but there have been reports of missing pets, including a turtle and two cats.

According to fire officials, the fire was likely the result of an electrical problem, but they are still investigating to determine the exact cause.

Representatives of the Red Cross were on the scene after the fire, offering assistance to anyone in need of temporary shelter.

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