Fire erupts at 3-story Brooklyn building

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Firefighters are battling the blaze that broke out at 453 Coney Island Avenue – a mixed occupancy building.

PROSPECT PARK SOUTH, Brooklyn — Crews are battling a fire that erupted at a Brooklyn building early Wednesday.

Fire officials received a call shortly after 3:30 a.m. about the blaze that broke out on the first floor of a three-story building on Coney Island Avenue near Church Avenue in Prospect Park South.

The mixed-occupancy building has a tire shop on the first floor and residential apartments on the two upper floors, according to GoogleMaps.

No injuries have been reported at this time.

Red Cross is on the scene helping four households made of 11 people with temporary housing and emergency funding, officials said.

The organization has invited those who are displaced to meet with a Red Cross case worker for additional assistance, including referrals for long-term housing.

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