3 firefighters among 15 injured in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn blaze

SHEEPSHEAD BAY, Brooklyn (WABC) — Three firefighters were among 15 people injured in a blaze in Brooklyn early Saturday.

Citizen app video shows where smoke and flames erupted just before 4am on the first floor of a 7-story building on Homecrest Avenue in the Sheepshead Bay section.

More than 100 firefighters were brought to the scene and were able to bring it under control just after 5 a.m.

Twelve residents and three firefighters were injured, all considered minors.

The firefighters were taken to hospital for treatment.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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