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Firefighters injured in Brooklyn fire

July 2, 2011 2:23:18 PM PDT
Two alarm fire caused heavy damage to apartments in Borough Park section of Brooklyn late Saturday morning.

The fire at 59th Street and 9th Avenue was first reported at 11:12 a.m.

Officials said the fire was contained to the fourth floor.

Three firefighters suffered minor injuries trying to put out the flames. They were treated at Lutheran Hospital.

It took about a half-hour to get under control.

The cause remained under investigation.


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