FDNY probes cause of fire at Brownsville building

The FDNY says three people were injured but refused medical attention.

News 12 Staff

Oct 27, 2023, 9:50 PM

Updated 167 days ago

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The FDNY says they are working to determine the cause of a fire at a building on Herzl Street and Pitkin Avenue in Brownsville.
The fire broke out on the first floor of the four-story building just before 9:30 a.m., according to authorities.
The FDNY says three people were injured but refused medical attention.
Firefighters also discovered a lithium-ion battery at the scene. However, authorities say the fire marshal’s office is still investigating the exact cause.


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