More than 100 Firefighters Respond to Early Morning Multi-Alarm Fire in Greenpoint

News 12 - April 24, 2020

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Firefighters responded to a multi-alarm fire inside a two-story home in Greenpoint early Wednesday morning.

The fire broke out on Leonard Street between Greenpoint Avenue and Calyer Street around 5:45 a.m.

Video from the CitizenApp shows smoke pouring from the top of the building.

The FDNY tells News 12 there was a fire on the first floor when they arrived on scene. A little more than 100 firefighters along with EMS personnel were at the scene. It took crews a little more than an hour to get it under control.

No one was seriously hurt.

The cause is being investigated by the Fire Marshal’s Office.