Firefighters battle Greenpoint fire in bitter cold

Firefighters worked in the bitter cold to extinguish a four-alarm fire that injured four people and displaced nearly a dozen residents in Greenpoint on Sunday

The fire started at a building on Diamond Street Sunday night before spreading to two other buildings.

The fire started at a building on Diamond Street Sunday night before spreading to two other buildings. (2/15/16)

GREENPOINT - Firefighters worked in the bitter cold to extinguish a four-alarm fire that injured four people and displaced nearly a dozen residents in Greenpoint on Sunday

The fire started at 49 Diamond St. around 10:30 p.m. before spreading to two other buildings.

Officials suspect an electrical issue sparked the fire.

They say two of the structures may have to be demolished because the damage is too severe.

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