Fire rips through building in Propect-Lefferts Gardens

FDNY officials say the blaze started behind the refrigerator of a first-floor apartment at 572 Rodger Ave.

FDNY officials say the blaze started behind the refrigerator of a first-floor apartment at 572 Rodger Ave. (10/31/15)

PROSPECT-LEFFERTS GARDENS - A fire ripped through an apartment building in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens Saturday morning.

FDNY officials say the blaze started behind the refrigerator of a first-floor apartment at 572 Rodger Ave.

The Red Cross was on the scene to tend to residents who may need housing.

Four people were taken to the hospital as a precaution, but there were no serious injuries.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

 

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