2-Alarm Blaze Erupts in Flatbush Medical Center: FDNY

The Patch - November 27, 2018

by Kathleen Culliton, Patch Staff

Firefighters battled a massive fire inside a Flatbush Avenue medical center Monday afternoon.

FLATBUSH, BROOKLYN -- Firefighters battled a second-alarm fire in a Flatbush Avenue medical center near Brooklyn College Monday afternoon, officials said.

The massive blaze erupted inside the offices of Flatbush Heights Medical Group at 1681 Flatbush Ave. at about 2:20 p.m. on Nov. 26, said an FDNY spokesperson.

The flames quickly spread across the first floor of the three-story building, and the second-alarm fire had not been extinguished as of 2:55 p.m., according to the FDNY.

There were no injuries immediately reported, said the FDNY.

Update: The fire was placed under control at about 3:05 p.m., according to the FDNY.