FDNYtruckBFire officials are investigating an early morning fire on Washington Avenue in Clinton Hill.

At around 3:00am, 12 fire trucks and 60 firefighters were called to 296 Washington Avenue, between Dekalb and Willoughby avenues, regarding a fire that had flared out of control on the first floor of a four-story brownstone.

Initial reports say the fire might have been caused by an errant flame from a fireplace. However, fire officials have not confirmed the source and are still investigating.

The fire was put under control by 3:56am. There were no reported injuries.


Your contribution is appreciated.

Make a Donation

BK Reader is brought to you for free daily. Please consider supporting independent local news by making a donation here. Whether it is $1 or $100, no donation is too big or too small!

Share this story!

Share Tweet Print

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *