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Fire Tears Through Greenpoint Hardware Store, FDNY Says

By Aidan Gardiner | October 20, 2015 9:16am

BROOKLYN — A Greenpoint hardware store erupted in flames Tuesday morning, officials said.

The fire tore through the first floor of 817 Manhattan Ave., near Calyer Street, about 12:44 a.m., an FDNY spokesman said.


There goes the hardware store. #greenpoint #brooklyn #fire

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About 106 firefighters brought the blaze under control about 2:20 a.m., the spokesman said.

Two firefighters were treated at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center for minor injuries, officials said.


Greenpoint burning. #brooklyn #fire

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