Box 2590 2nd Alarm


Sunday, January 20, 2013 14:23hrs Rescue 2 responded to 5205 New Utrecht Ave. for a fire on the 3rd floor of a 4 story 100 x 75 building. Battalion 48 reported fir on the 3rd floor 3 lines were stretched 2 in operation.  One 10-45 giving ( code 2) fire was placed under control @ 14:57hrs.

Firefighters responded to a 2-alarm fire in a four-story building in Borough Park late Sunday afternoon.

When firefighters went inside, they found one man who had suffered a heart attack. He was rushed to Lutheran Hospital where he later died.

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The FDNY says the fire started on the third floor, but the cause is still under investigation.