March 03, 2022 – BROOKLYN, NY: Firefighters in Brooklyn responded to a fire with reports of multiple people trapped in a apartment building at 60 More Street. According to officials, the fire originated on the third floor of the building. At least 11 people were injured, including 2 firefighters and a child during the apartment fire in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn.
Firefighters at the scene upgraded the blaze to a two-alarm fire and firefighters could be seen working to extinguish the flames and rescue residents trapped inside the building. Firefighters rescued a baby from the burning building that may have been the result of a faulty space heater
“As soon as the heater fire went up more, I tried to get water. I grabbed my child and I just ran out quick as I can. I didn’t grab no shoes.”
Trapped residents could be seen banging on their windows to get the attention of rescue crews battling the blaze on the ground. One woman we spoke with said the fire broke out in her unit, she stated that while she and her baby were sleeping, a space heater caught fire.
“I immediately called 911. And as soon as the heater fire went up more, I tried to get water. I grabbed my child and I just ran out quick as I can. I didn’t grab no shoes. I didn’t grab no jacket. I didn’t grab no money. I didn’t grab my purse, nothing.” Said the female fire victim.
Fire marshals are working to determine the official cause of the fire. The investigation into this incident is ongoing.
Video & Stills by Dakota Santiago (FreedomNews.TV)