Nearly 30 apartment buildings lose power in Brooklyn blackout: FDNY

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STARRETT CITY, Brooklyn — Dozens of buildings temporarily lost power at a large apartment complex in East New York late Tuesday night for several hours, officials said.

FDNY officials responded to the blackout just before 10 p.m. No injuries were reported Tuesday night.

Officials said the large power outage was contained to the Starrett City complex, with approximately 28 buildings without service.

Searches were being conducted Tuesday night for residents trapped inside elevators, or for residents in need of assistance.

Posts from users on social media reported the power came back at some buildings around 12:15 a.m. Wednesday.

The FDNY said the situation was “under control” just before 12:30 a.m.

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