FDNY: Borough Park building fire caused by ‘illegal use of torch’

Officials say the fire began just before 2:30 p.m. Over 100 firefighters and EMS personnel responded to the blaze at the three-story building.

News 12 Staff

Mar 23, 2024, 1:17 PM

Updated 123 days ago

Share:

A massive fire at a Borough Park building Thursday was caused by the “illegal use of a torch on a combustible roof,” the FDNY says.
Officials say the fire began just before 2:30 p.m. Over 100 firefighters and EMS personnel responded to the blaze at the three-story building.
One person sustained minor injuries, according to authorities.


More from News 12