FDNY: Fire roars at Van Nest home; 1 person injured

One person was treated at the scene for an injury but declined transportation to a hospital.  

News 12 Staff

Aug 2, 2023, 9:21 PM

Updated 291 days ago

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Over 100 members of the FDNY responded to a two-alarm fire at a Van Nest home, according to fire officials.  
The fire department received the call to respond to a fire at 1611 Garfield St. just before 3 p.m. Twenty-five units and over 100 members of the FDNY were on the scene to put out the fire, which was placed under control just before 4 p.m. 
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One person was treated at the scene for an injury but declined transportation to a hospital.  
Fire marshals are investigating the cause of the fire. 


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