By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Nearly a dozen people, including firefighters, were hurt in a house fire in Brooklyn on Saturday.

The building on East 89th Street in Canarsie has been boarded up and the area is taped off.

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The FDNY says the flames started around 9:30 a.m. in a structure that houses multiple units.

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Ten people were hurt, including two firefighters and eight civilians. They were all treated and taken to a local hospital.

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The cause is being investigated.

CBSNewYork Team