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New York - Brooklyn Fire Send 2 Firefighters To The Hospital (photos)

Published on: January 22, 2013 05:33 PM
Last updated on: January 22, 2013 07:37 PM
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Alarm 3 fire at 175-177 Bedford Ave. Williamsburg Brooklyn NY Jan. 22 2013. Photo: Stefano Giovannini/VINNews.com Alarm 3 fire at 175-177 Bedford Ave. Williamsburg Brooklyn NY Jan. 22 2013. Photo: Stefano Giovannini/VINNews.com

New York - Fire officials say two firefighters were hospitalized after battling a four-alarm blaze in Brooklyn.

The fire in the three-story commercial building on Bedford Avenue in Williamsburg began just before 2 p.m. Tuesday.

The two firefighters were taken to Weill Cornell Medical Center. One of the hospitalized firefighters suffered minor injuries. The condition of the second firefighter was not immediately known.

Fire officials say at least eight other firefighters and three civilians also suffered minor injuries.

Authorities say 168 firefighters responded to the fire, which was declared under control at about 3:30 p.m. No word on the cause of the fire.

Alarm 3 fire at 175-177 Bedford Ave. Williamsburg Brooklyn NY Jan. 22 2013. Photo: Stefano Giovannini/VINNews.comAlarm 3 fire at 175-177 Bedford Ave. Williamsburg Brooklyn NY Jan. 22 2013. Photo: Stefano Giovannini/VINNews.com
A man delivers free pizza to FDNY at Alarm 3 fire at 175-177 Bedford Ave. Williamsburg Brooklyn NY Jan. 22 2013. Photo: Stefano Giovannini/VINNews.comA man delivers free pizza to FDNY at Alarm 3 fire at 175-177 Bedford Ave. Williamsburg Brooklyn NY Jan. 22 2013. Photo: Stefano Giovannini/VINNews.com
Alarm 3 fire at 175-177 Bedford Ave. Williamsburg Brooklyn NY Jan. 22 2013. Photo: Stefano Giovannini/VINNews.comAlarm 3 fire at 175-177 Bedford Ave. Williamsburg Brooklyn NY Jan. 22 2013. Photo: Stefano Giovannini/VINNews.com
Alarm 3 fire at 175-177 Bedford Ave. Williamsburg Brooklyn NY Jan. 22 2013. Photo: Stefano Giovannini/VINNews.comAlarm 3 fire at 175-177 Bedford Ave. Williamsburg Brooklyn NY Jan. 22 2013. Photo: Stefano Giovannini/VINNews.com
Alarm 3 fire at 175-177 Bedford Ave. Williamsburg Brooklyn NY Jan. 22 2013. Photo: Stefano Giovannini/VINNews.comAlarm 3 fire at 175-177 Bedford Ave. Williamsburg Brooklyn NY Jan. 22 2013. Photo: Stefano Giovannini/VINNews.com
Alarm 3 fire at 175-177 Bedford Ave. Williamsburg Brooklyn NY Jan. 22 2013. Photo: Stefano Giovannini/VINNews.comAlarm 3 fire at 175-177 Bedford Ave. Williamsburg Brooklyn NY Jan. 22 2013. Photo: Stefano Giovannini/VINNews.com

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 Jan 22, 2013 at 06:56 PM gezinterheit Says:

The Bank burned down? What happenned to the money??

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 Jan 22, 2013 at 07:56 PM DrMSPhD Says:

impressive photography - good job mr giovannini

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