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Lightning strike sparks 4-alarm fire on Rockaway Parkway in East Flatbush

The fire started at an apartment building on

The fire started at an apartment building on Rockaway Parkway in East Flatbush. (Credit: News 12 Brooklyn)

More than 100 people are displaced after a lightning strike sparked a massive four-alarm fire overnight in East Flatbush, firefighters say.

All occupants of a six-story apartment building on Rockaway Parkway evacuated just after 1 a.m.

Several minor injuries were reported among the 168 firefighters who responded.

Residents told the FDNY that they heard a boom and saw a flash before...

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