Residents of a high-rise that caught fire Friday said they were trapped inside the burning building because emergency doors were locked. They also claim smoke alarms and sprinklers weren’t working.
Two people were rushed to local hospitals in cardiac arrest after being pulled from a burning building in Bushwick, officials said. Four other people, including two teenage boys who were dropped from an upper window, suffered minor injuries.
Four other people suffered minor injuries in the blaze at the two-story house in the borough’s Mill Basin neighborhood.
Fire officials said the blaze began in the back of the first floor apartment just before 6 a.m. on East 57th Street. There were no smoke alarms and officials said the outer and inner doors were double locked.
NEW YORK (CBS 2) — A fire that tore through a brownstone in Brooklyn, forcing a dramatic rescue, and was under investigation, has been labeled suspicious. The fire was first reported on Putnam Avenue in […]
At least nine people have been injured in a two-alarm fire at a three-story Brooklyn brownstone.
Firefighters said flames burned through the roof before they managed to get it under control Saturday morning.