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Flames tear through Brooklyn home in two-alarm blaze: FDNY

Posted at 5:43 AM, Oct 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-07 05:43:53-04

BUSHWICK, Brooklyn — Flames shot out of a Brooklyn home early Monday as firefighters worked to put out the two-alarm fire, the FDNY confirmed.

According to authorities, a call came in just after 1 a.m. for the blaze in a house on Cooper Street, near Evergreen Avenue, in the Bushwick neighborhood.

The fire, located on the the home's third floor, escalated to a two-alarm around 1:30 a.m., the FDNY said.

Fire officials said 25 units and 106 firefighters were on the scene working to extinguish the blaze early Monday morning.

No injuries have been reported and the operation is ongoing, according to authorities.

Video from the Citizen App showed large flames burning out of the top of the house from blocks away early Monday.