1 hurt, residents displaced after fire breaks out at Brooklyn building

CYPRESS HILLS, Brooklyn — One person was injured after a fire broke out at a Brooklyn Saturday morning.

Officials responded to the blaze that started on the first floor of a mixed occupancy building at 2681 Atlantic Avenue shortly after 10 a.m.

The building, which is located within a row of businesses, has apartments on the above floors.

Citizen video shows heavy smoke coming from the Global Enterprises appliance and repair store.

Two buildings were evacuated, according to the American Red Cross. About 20 residents were displaced and are with the organization at the scene.

One civilian suffered a non-life-threatening injury, fire officials said.

Fire officials advise residents nearby to avoid smoke and close their windows.

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