Park Slope

Fire in Residential Building at 8th Avenue and St. John’s Place


fire on 8th avenue

A fire broke out this afternoon at 8 Eighth Avenue, on the second floor of the 5-story residential building. According to an FDNY source at the site, it was a small fire in the wall, resulting in no injuries.

One neighbor, who lives in the adjacent building, says he noticed heavy smoke outside his window at around 1:30 p.m., and that the fire squad responded almost immediately. As of 2:30 p.m., trucks were still at the scene.

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