Rooftop barbecue fire at 38th Street building spurs evacuation, injures 4 firefighters

The fire started atop a building with residential

The fire started atop a building with residential homes and businesses on 38th Street. (Credit: News 12 Brooklyn)

BROOKLYN - The FDNY was called in to quell a rooftop fire sparked by a barbecue Saturday morning.

The fire started atop a building with residential homes and businesses on 38th Street at around 11:30 a.m., causing everyone inside to evacuate.

The fire chief says four firefighters suffered minor injuries while at the scene. He warns residents to avoid barbecues on combustible roofs.

The exact cause of the fire is under investigation.

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