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Fire in Brooklyn Tile Store Sends Smoke Across Bath Beach

Bath Beach Fire
Bath Beach Fire via FDNY on Twitter

FDNY responded overnight to a fire in a commercial building complex. The fire seemed to start in Universal Ceramic Tile at 2162 Bath Ave and caused heavy smoke conditions, building to a three-alarm response.

Eight properties were damaged and one firefighter suffered minor injuries, but thankfully no others were hurt and it appears that only offices were above the street-level businesses.

In an update later in the day, the cause of the fire was determined to be faulty electrical wiring and deemed accidental.

Video from PIX11 shows the size of the FDNY response, as red flashing lights surrounded the building at 4am:

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