Three-alarm power outage in Starrett City complex in Brooklyn

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STARRETT CITY, Brooklyn (PIX11) –– A power outage in Spring Creek Towers, formerly known as Starrett City, hit the area Tuesday afternoon.

FDNY officers on the scene said power went out in the 46 buildings in the East New York complex. FDNY is searching these buildings for any elderly residents.

This is the fourth outage in the development in six months. The complex generates its own electricity and has experienced problems in the past. The cause of the power outage is unknown.