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Six hurt in Brooklyn brownstone fire

April 12, 2014 5:19:15 PM PDT
Six people were hurt in a fire Saturday morning that swept through the first floor of a five-story brownstone in the Clinton Hill section of Brooklyn.

Around 10 a.m., more than 60 firefighters responded to a fire on Lafayette Street between Clinton and Vanderbilt streets. It was under control around 10:30 a.m.

Five of the victims were taken to area hospitals for minor injuries. One person suffered serious, but not life-threatening, burns to a limb, and was transported to Cornell burn center in Manhattan.


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