• BREAKING NEWS Shelter in place lifted after prisoner captured

Flames, smoke engulf Brooklyn diner

August 5, 2012 7:19:34 AM PDT
Firefighters battled a smoky fire Saturday evening at a diner in Brooklyn.

The fire broke out at 6:30 p.m. at the Park Plaza Diner on Cadman Plaza in the Brooklyn Heights section.

The kitchen staff says they were getting ready for a catering job when the fire began.

When firefighters arrived, there was heavy smoke coming from the roof.

The diner was evacuated until the fire was brought under control.

One firefighter was hurt battling the smoke and flames, that spread through the ventilation to the roof.

Investigators determined that the fire was sparked by grease coming from a duct inside the diner.

---
WAKE UP WITH EYEWITNESS NEWS! Click here to download the WABC Eyewitness News Alarm Clock app from iTunes. or search WABC or 7online in the app store.

Get Eyewitness News Delivered

Facebook | Twitter | Newsletters | Text Alerts


Load Comments