Two children injured in Crown Heights fire

Burnt: Firefighters responded to massive fire that erupted on Union Street in Crown Heights on June 6.
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A raging inferno gutted the top floors of a Crown Heights apartment building on June 6, injuring two children, authorities said.

The blaze erupted on the fifth floor of the Union Street property between Portal Street and Ralph Avenue shortly before 11 a.m., according to a Fire Department spokesman.

Emergency medical personnel rushed two children — who were spotted grinning as paramedics wheeled them out on a stretcher — to nearby Woodhull Hospital in stable condition, authorities said.

The smoke eaters managed to smother the blaze by 11:30 a.m., according to the department.

Reach reporter Aidan Graham at or by calling (718) 260–4577. Follow him at
Updated 1:50 pm, June 7, 2019
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Edsel Ford from Bay Ridge says:
I can’t tell from the pic but the kids look Korean or Icelandic, correct me if i’m wrong since the pc police left out this minor detail
June 7, 2019, 2:22 pm
Kim Wu says:
@edsel - I’m Korean
June 8, 2019, 3:42 pm
Shamdonkwa Jones from East New York says:
Are you Korean? Cause Korean me crazy !
June 8, 2019, 4:11 pm

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