Posted on Sunday, May 5th, 2019 at 6:02 pm
Brooklyn, NY (May 5, 2019) – Police say that FDNY was called to the scene of a residence fire on 2616 Avenue N that led to smoke inhalation injuries in several people.
The incident, police say, happened around 11:30 p.m. yesterday, May 4th. FDNY arrived quickly after they received the call and found that there was a fire in the basement of the home, which started for reasons that were unknown.
About 15 minutes after arrival, firefighters had the fire under control. Several people were treated for smoke inhalation injuries but are expected to be okay.
At this time, the cause of the fire is still being investigated by a fire Marshall.
Fires and Explosions in New York
We would like to first extend our warmest thoughts to the victims of this accident, with the hopes that they will receive a full recovery during this difficult time. We would also like to extend our gratitude to the New York firefighters who put their lives on the line for us in the midst of serious fires every day. Many fires and explosions take place across New York in just one day’s time and many people do not understand how difficult it can be to face the injuries that are associated with these accidents. Even in the most minor New York fire event, something as seemingly simple as smoke inhalation can cause numerous health problems.
In the event of a fire, it is important to remember that you have many rights and protections under the law, just as you would in the midst of other accidents throughout the state. We are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions that you might have during this time. Please contact us for more information on how we can assist you at 212-779-0057.
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