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FDNY battles 3-alarm fire at Bensonhurst restaurant, apartments

The FDNY battled a three-alarm fire Saturday night at a two-story building in Bensonhurst.

News 12 Staff

May 8, 2022, 11:28 AM

Updated 772 days ago

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The FDNY battled a three-alarm fire Saturday night at a two-story building in Bensonhurst.
Authorities say the fire started at 10:27 p.m. at El Divino Restaurant on New Utrecht Avenue. The fire then extended through the ceiling to the second-floor residential units and to two other buildings nearby.
The FDNY says a third alarm was issued, bringing 110 units to the scene. 
It took firefighters a little over an hour to bring those flames under control. 
No injuries were reported.
The FDNY is investigating the cause of the fire. 


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