3-alarm fire scorches Prospect Park apartment building

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A top-floor fire at 75 East 21st St. prompted a response from nearly 140 firefighters Friday night.

It sparked in an apartment around 7:30 p.m. and spread to neighboring units, officials say.

No one was injured.

"I lost everything that I have, but I'm still here," says Sylvia Brown, whose apartment was among those damaged in the blaze.

Neighbors say it's the third fire in the same building in about a year.

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