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Firefighter injured battling large Bushwick apartment fire

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BUSHWICK, Brooklyn — One firefighter was injured while battling a fast-moving Brooklyn apartment fire Monday afternoon.

The fire broke out just before 4 p.m. on the top floor of a 3-story building on Evergreen Avenue in Bushwick.

Firefighters battling a three-alarm fire in a Bushwick apartment on Jan. 9, 2017. (FDNY)

Firefighters battling a three-alarm fire in a Bushwick apartment on Jan. 9, 2017. (FDNY)

It quickly grew to three alarms, spreading to surrounding buildings.

By 5 p.m., the fire was placed under control.

A video uploaded to Twitter by the FDNY showed thick smoke coming from the roof of one of the buildings.

The FDNY reports a firefighter has a minor injury. No other injuries have been reported at this time.

Two teams from the Red Cross are on their way to the scene.

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