Flames erupt on 4th floor of Coney Island high-rise apartment, 2 hurt

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Crews battled a fire that engulfed a high-rise apartment building on Neptune Avenue in Coney Island Tuesday.

The 911 calls came in around 4:20 a.m. Fire officials tell News 12 the fire was initially reported as being on the fourth floor of 444 Neptune Ave., which is a 23-story building.

This building is between Ocean Parkway and West 5th Street.

Crews say two people were injured, including a firefighter and a man who lives in the apartment where it is believed the fire started. 

Fire crews say they believe the cause may have been electrical, but that it is still under investigation.

No one was seriously hurt.

 

 

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