5 Injured in Bed-Stuy Blaze, Says FDNY

The Patch - November 07, 2017

by Kathleen Culliton (Patch Staff)

BEDFORD-STUYVESANT — Five people were injured in a fire on Tompkins Avenue Monday morning, said the FDNY.

Firefighters rushed to extinguish flames which erupted on the first floor of 400 Tompkins Ave. around 8 a.m., said an FDNY spokesman.

Five people were injured in the fire but it was not immediately known how seriously, according to the FDNY.

The blaze had been extinguished by 9:30 a.m., said the FDNY.