Fire Breaks Out On Roof Of 18th Avenue Peruvian Eatery [Video]

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A small blaze broke out in the ductwork at a popular 18th Avenue Peruvian restaurant on Tuesday.

The fire started on the roof of El Pollo III (8603 18th Avenue) at 11:54am, and it took 12 truck units and 65 firefighters to battle the flames, according to the FDNY.

The blaze was under control by 12:46pm. There were two minor injuries to firefighters, who were taken to area hospitals, say officials.

Neighbors Erin Wright and Melissa Montoto sent us a video and photo of the fire. Did you catch photos of the blaze? Send them to editor@bensonhurstbean.com or post them below!

Photo submitted by Melissa Montoto

Photo submitted by Melissa Montoto