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Officials: 12 residents temporarily relocated after 4-alarm fire tears through Williamsburg home

Six firefighters suffered from non-life threatening injuries while battling the fire, according to the FDNY.

News 12 Staff

Nov 26, 2021, 12:28 PM

Updated 934 days ago

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A four-alarm fire tore through a three-story home Thursday night in Williamsburg, leaving a four families without a home after Thanksgiving.
First responders are still on scene trying to restore power to the building at 65 Devoe St., where the fire broke out shortly after 11 p.m.
Six firefighters suffered from non-life threatening injuries while battle the fire, according to the FDNY. No civilians were injured.
The 12 residents were temporarily relocated to area hotels through the New York City Office of Emergency Management’s contract with the American Red Cross in Greater New York.
The fire broke out on the third floor with extension into the cockloft and roof, bringing 40 units and 170 fire personnel to the scene.
According to the FDNY, the fire was brought under control at 1:49 a.m.
The cause of the fire is unclear at this time.


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