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Twelve firefighters suffered minor injuries in their effort to put down the two-alarm fire that consumed a three-story building located at 4315 18th Avenue yesterday. ABC is reporting that the injured firefighters were being treated for smoke inhalation and exposure to extreme heat. Additionally, two others received minor injuries and were hospitalized as a result…

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A three-alarm fire broke out at 71 Dahlgren Placein Dyker Heights Monday morning, injuring three firefighters in their battle to contain the blaze. News 12 is reporting that this building partially collapsed in the fire. Despite the collapse of the building, no civilians were hurt in the fire, which started at 1:30 a.m. Neighbors were…

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A fast-spreading fire ripped through seven storefronts just before midnight on Monday, on 11th Avenue and 63rd Street in Dyker Heights. The blaze sent several firefighters to the emergency room. The fire destroyed a dry cleaner, a pharmacy, a liquor store, a Chinese restaurant and a grocery store. The fire took several hours to get…

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After a three-alarm fire set a Borough Park home ablaze early Friday morning, investigators have been sifting through a load of very bizarre allegations. The three-story home at 1029 42nd Street began to burn at about 6:30 a.m. The blaze, which may have started in the basement, quickly engulfed the entire house. Fortunately, none of the residents…

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At about 6:30 a.m. this morning a three-alarm fire burned through a three-story Borough Park home at 1029 42nd Street, near New Utrecht Avenue. The fire apparently started in the basement of the residence. More than 150 firefighters fought the major blaze. “I was sleeping. Next thing I know, everyone was yelling, ‘Smoke!’” said 30-year building…

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From the offices of Congressman Michael Grimm: BROOKLYN, NY – Today, Rep. Michael G. Grimm (R,C-Brooklyn/S.I.) and State Senator Marty Golden (R,C,I – Brooklyn) sent a letter to Community Board 10 Chairwoman Joanne Seminara in support of naming the northeast corner of 5th Avenue and 85th Street “Firefighter Michael G. Behette 9/11 Memorial Way.”  Michael…

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The cause of a multi-vehicle accident on the eastbound lane of the Belt Parkway this morning has been revelead. Henry Brimsley was driving in an eastbound lane and made a careless U-turn after spotting a parked police car on the shoulder. He started driving against traffic, the wrong-way, to avoid the cops. He may or may have been evading…

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On October 10, 2010, at 20th Avenue and 65th Street, Brooklyn firefighter Pat Quagliariello struck and killed 25-year-old Guatemalan immigrant Manuel Tzajguachiac. He immediately fled the scene. Last week, Quagliariello pleaded guilty to the misdemeanor of fleeing the scene of a crime and received a slap-on-the-wrist plea deal. His sentence includes speaking at 35 high schools about driving safety…

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