Several families homeless after Bushwick fire

Several families are homeless Friday after a fire broke out in a Bushwick apartment building.More than 100 firefighters battled the flames at 242 Irving Ave.

BUSHWICK - Several families are homeless Friday after a fire broke out in a Bushwick apartment building.

More than 100 firefighters battled the flames at 242 Irving Ave. Officials say the flames started in the walls of the first floor and spread to the fourth floor.

The eight apartments in the building were damaged, and residents won't be able to move back in any time soon. The Red Cross is helping those displaced by the fire.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

The victims, both males, are 15 and 18 1 The Buzz: East 55th Street shooting
2 Brooklyn Sportscast, Feb. 24
Animal rights activists continued to protest outside the 3 Protesters gather outside Ringling Bros. Circus
The We Are the Resistance fundraiser allowed artists 4 Fundraiser highlights works of female 'resistance' artists
A group of Brooklyn children marched on Borough 5 BK kids march in protest of travel ban

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE