Fire Rips Through Apartment Building in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn

CBS 2 - March 10, 2017

by CBS Local

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A fire swept through an apartment building in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn Thursday evening.

The FDNY was called at 6:08 p.m. for the all-hands fire at 1611 Sheepshead Bay Rd. The fire broke out on the second floor, according to the FDNY.

Video from the scene showed yellow-orange flames ripping through the second floor toward the roof of the building as smoke billowed above.

The fire was brought under control at 6:53 p.m., the FDNY said. There were no injuries, and the cause remained under investigation late Thursday.