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Flames tear through empty Brooklyn house in two-alarm blaze: FDNY

Posted: 7:30 AM, Oct 03, 2019
Updated: 2019-10-03 08:52:30-04

Two-alarm house fire in East New York, Brooklyn on October 3, 2019. (Citizen App)

EAST NEW YORK, Brooklyn — Firefighters were working to put out a two-alarm fire in an empty Brooklyn house early Thursday morning, the FDNY confirmed.

The call came in around 6:45 a.m. for a fire in a house on Belmont Avenue near Hendrix Street in East New York, fire officials said.

Authorities said the fire was on the first floor of the house and later confirmed it was a vacant building.

No injuries were reported from the blaze.

Video from Citizen App shows flames shooting out of the house as smoke billows out of the empty house.