Michelle Kim

9 Hurt in Brooklyn House Fires: FDNY

Firefighters have knocked out a fire at a home in Brooklyn, the FDNY says.

Fire officials say the blaze started inside a two-story private home on Aster Court in Gerritsen Beach just after 5 p.m., then spread to the two-story home next door. Over 130 firefighters responded, and it was under control by 7 p.m. 

Two civilians were taken to Coney Island Hospital in serious condition, and seven firefighter suffered minor injuries. 

A cause of the fire is under investigation. 

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