Firefighters battle 4-alarm blaze in Park Slope

BROOKLYN - More than 100 firefighters spent hours battling a massive four-alarm fire at a Park Slope grocery store today.

According to fire officials, flames broke out at the Associated Supermarket on 5th Avenue just after noon. They say the flames burned well into this evening and spread from the store to an apartment building and salon.

Assistant Fire Chief Joseph Pfeifer says 30 firefighters were called in to replace some workers who battled the blaze for six hours straight.

Fire officials say 10 apartments were damaged. The Red Cross is helping the displaced residents find a place to stay.

Officials say 14 firefighters were injured during the fire.

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