Bushwick Fire Injures 3, FDNY Says

By Serena Dai and Andrea Swalec  on August 11, 2014 11:19am

 A fire broke out at 1188 Greene Ave. early Monday, Aug. 11, 2014. 
A fire broke out at 1188 Greene Ave. early Monday, Aug. 11, 2014. 
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BUSHWICK — Three people suffered minor injuries after a fire broke out in a Bushwick building early Monday morning, officials said.

The blaze occurred on the first floor of the three-story building at 1188 Greene Ave. about 2:14 a.m. Monday, according to the FDNY.

Sixteen firefighters responded, bringing the fire under control by 2:45 a.m., FDNY said.

Three people had minor injuries, with one person taken to Wyckoff Heights Medical Center, officials said.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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