A three-alarm fire engulfed a vacant building in Brooklyn early on Saturday morning.
More than 130 firefighters rushed to the scene of the blaze at 544 Rockaway Pkwy. in East Flatbush at about 6:10 a.m. on Oct. 14. The first arriving units encountered heavy fire throughout the boarded up, two-story wood frame building.
Following a quick preliminary search, firefighters engaged in an effort to fight the blaze from inside — but conditions quickly deteriorated, forcing members to evacuate and attack the fire from outside.
Using five hose lines and three tower ladders, the FDNY was able to knock down the main body of fire, placing it under control at about 8:15 a.m. No serious injuries were reported.
The FDNY marshals are now investigating the cause of the blaze.