Fire Erupts in Crown Heights Bike Shop, FDNY Says

The Patch - July 06, 2018

by Kathleen Culliton, Patch Staff

Firefighers rushed to extinguish a second-alarm fire at a Nostrand Avenue bike shop Friday afternoon

CROWN HEIGHTS, BROOKLYN — More than 100 firefighters fought to extinguish a massive fire in a Nostrand Avenue bike shop Friday afternoon, according to the FDNY.

A second-alarm fire erupted in Jie Yun S Electric Bicycle Shop at 585 Nostrand Ave. at about 3:30 p.m., an FDNY spokesman said.

Video posted to Twitter shows bursts of red-hot flames exploding out the store front windows.

"There y'all go," one man cries as three firefighters douse the blaze with water. "Team work."

Twenty-five units and 106 firefighters were sent to put out the blaze in the two-story building, which also houses an African braiding salon, said the FDNY.

FDNY tweeted photos of the burnt building at 4:40 p.m. and noted no injuries had yet to be reported.