FDNY: Fire response in East Flatbush required hazmat suits, lithium-ion battery pack found

The fire broke out on Church Avenue near East 55th Street at around 12:30 a.m.

News 12 Staff

Sep 25, 2023, 10:14 AM

Updated 302 days ago

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FDNY crews responded to an all-hands fire in East Flatbush on Monday that also required hazmat.
They say the fire broke out on Church Avenue near East 55th Street at around 12:30 a.m.
While firefighters worked to put it out the flames, hazmat was requested for the packing of a lithium-ion battery.
No injuries were reported, and the fire marshal has yet to determine the cause of the fire.


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