Two-alarm fire spreads through pair of Dyker Heights homes

A massive fire quickly spread through two Dyker Heights homes Monday evening, September 11.

According to officials, the blaze originated on the second floor of 1042 Bay Ridge Parkway just before 8 p.m., and moved within minutes to the second floor and attic of the adjacent house, 1044 Bay Ridge Parkway.

The response was raised from a first to a second alarm fire within just 15 minutes of the New York City Fire Department (FDNY)’s arrival.

According to the FDNY, a total of 25 units and 155 firefighters were on hand to battle the blaze, which wasn’t deemed under control until 9:17 p.m.

The blaze resulted in six minor injuries – five firefighters and one civilian.

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