Children among 32 injured in Brooklyn apartment fire

CYPRESS HILLS, Brooklyn — Children were among 32 people injured after a fire broke out in a Brooklyn apartment building, according to reports Monday.

A fire broke out inside an apartment on Euclid Avenue at Etna Street in Cypress Hills on Jan. 21, 2017. (PIX11)

Fire broke out on the first floor of a four-story apartment on Euclid Avenue at Etna Street at 11:41 p.m. Sunday, FDNY said.

FDNY initially said 19 people with mostly minor injuries were hospitalized. Most were believed to have suffered smoke inhalation.

The Associated Press later reported 32 people were injured, including two with potentially life-threatening injuries.

At least two children were among those injured, the NY Daily News reports.

It is not known how many families were displaces, but the Red Cross said one was registered for assistance as of Monday morning.