Fires > Sunday, November-02-2008

Huge Fire On Crown St. Destroys Two Jewish Apts. On Shabbos

CROWN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn [CHN] — Shabbos afternoon at around 4:30pm a fire broke out in a Jewish apartment building on Crown Street between Albany and Troy Avenues. Heavy and thick black smoke could be seen surrounding the building.

The fire broke out on the fourth floor creating alarm and causing residents to evacuate the building. The fire department and Hatzalah were notified immediately.

FDNY arrived and immediately started battling the fire. The fire was extinguished after 15 minutes of fighting it. The fire destroyed two Jewish apartments and damaged others, the cause of the fire is still unknown. Baruch Hashem no serious injuries were reported.

A firefighter who suffered smoke inhalation was treated on scene by a FDNY Paramedic.


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Urgent fire appeal

Baruch HaShem, no one was hurt in the blaze, But their apartment is gone. Their clothes are gone. Even their school supplies and toys are gone. The father has a serious heart condition And with eight children, ages 12 and under This Crown Heights family now has nowhere to call home, and nothing to call their own. Money is urgently needed to obtain and furnish a new apartment, And to replace what was destroyed in the fire. Please open your hearts and help this family reestablish their home. Tax-deductable donations can be sent to: AHAVAS CHESED FIRE FUND 720 Lefferts Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11203 To contribute via credit card, or if you would like to provide clothing, furniture or other necessities, please call: 718-221-2424 Tizku L’Mitzvos!
posted by Guest at Monday, November-03-2008 8:06pm

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i saw smoke all the way on eastern parkway.
posted by Guest at Sunday, November-02-2008 8:27pm

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BS”D Urgent fire appeal Baruch HaShem, no one was hurt in the blaze, But their apartment is gone. Their clothes are gone. Even their school supplies and toys are gone. The father has a serious heart condition And with eight children, ages 12 and under This Crown Heights family now has nowhere to call home, and nothing to call their own. Money is urgently needed to obtain and furnish a new apartment, And to replace what was destroyed in the fire. Please open your hearts and help this family reestablish their home. Tax-deductable donations can be sent to: AHAVAS CHESED FIRE FUND 720 Lefferts Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11203 To contribute via credit card, or if you would like to provide clothing, furniture or other necessities, please call: 718-221-2424
posted by Guest at Sunday, November-02-2008 10:45am

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i hope all are ok i heard shmira helped out alot to evacuate the apts thank you shmira for your help you guys are great aset to our comunity
posted by Guest at Sunday, November-02-2008 6:05am

Chana Go...

Thank g-d everybody got out in time bh.
posted by Guest at Sunday, November-02-2008 1:30am

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I was wondering why a saw so many fire trucks on shabbos.
posted by Guest at Sunday, November-02-2008 1:27am

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