FDNY: 2 injured in Bensonhurst house fire; lithium-ion batteries found at the scene

Firefighters say the flames broke out on the third floor just after 8 a.m. Fire officials found lithium-ion batteries present at the scene.

News 12 Staff

Dec 6, 2023, 5:45 PM

Updated 224 days ago

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Two people were injured following a house fire on 5th Street in Bensonhurst, according to the FDNY.
Firefighters say the flames broke out on the third floor just after 8 a.m. Fire officials found lithium-ion batteries present at the scene.
First responders say both victims suffered serious injuries with one in critical condition.
No word yet on the exact cause of the fire.


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