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Fire Breaks Out in Brooklyn Home

By Ben Fractenberg | January 2, 2013 4:08pm

FLATLANDS — A fire broke out in a Brooklyn home Wednesday afternoon, officials said.

The fire started at 1187 E. 46th St. just before 2 p.m., the FDNY said.

No one was hurt, but firefighters were still battling the blaze more than hour after it started, the FDNY said.

A neighbor, who gave only her first name, Diana, said she saw smoke pouring out of the two-story home.

"I didn't see any fire — I just saw the black smoke coming out of the roof," she said, "and I yelled to my two children [that] the house across the street is burning."

With reporting by Theodore Parisienne