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. (July 5, 2014 8:24 AM)

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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