Neighbors say East 98th Street apartment fire was intentionally set

Officials say two people are hurt after a fire broke out on East 98th Street in Brooklyn Tuesday morning.

News 12 Staff

Mar 7, 2023, 1:39 PM

Updated 467 days ago

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Neighbors say a fire that injured two people in Brooklyn was intentionally set following a domestic dispute.
Police have a 32-year-old man in custody who they say set a mattress on fire at an apartment on East 98th Street.
The fire destroyed several apartments on the first floor and spread to the second floor before it was put out.
No injuries were reported.


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