The FDNY received the call at 1:42 p.m. at 832 Linden Boulevard in East Flatbush and had the blaze under control by 2:07 p.m., fire officials said.
A police spokesman said a man has been taken into custody and his gun was retrieved.
A 13-year-old girl was found dead of unknown causes Saturday morning in East Flatbush, Brooklyn.
Four people were rushed to Kings County Hospital — one in critical condition — after a two-alarm fire erupted in an East Flatbush, Brooklyn, apartment building on Tuesday.
Some Brooklyn students were set to head to Washington, D.C., this week, to participate in the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address.
Police on Wednesday were searching two suspects in connection with the sexual assault a 16-year-old girl in East Flatbush, Brooklyn late last week.
The men knocked on the door of the victim’s East Flatbush home on Aug. 7, claiming to be cops.
Shootings left at least five people wounded across the city early Sunday, according to published reports.
Four people remained hospitalized after being shot at a house party in East Flatbush early Sunday morning.
Police were trying to solve a murder mystery in Brooklyn Tuesday night, after a property manager was shot dead while out collecting rent.
Officers responded to a call about a shooting on Erasmus Street near Nostrand Avenue in East Flatbush around 6:20 p.m. Monday.
Police on Sunday were searching for a robber who is wanted in 14 broad daylight robberies in Brooklyn – many of them targeting victims 65 or older.
Police believe that the same man is responsible for robbing Ken Julien on July 10, in that incident he made off with two diamond rings, a gold chain, and a gold bracelet.
Tyrone Brown, 24, was arrested Tuesday on attempted murder, assault, reckless endangerment and criminal possession of a weapon charges.
It happened just before 1 a.m. Sunday on East 52 Street in East Flatbush following a dispute between two men.