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Trash Fire at Packer

The trash is on fire in front of Packer on Joralemon Street right now… At around 8:10pm a fire truck arrived. It looked like the cardboard recycling pile caught fire. As I type the fire department is putting it out. If anyone has any more info, let us know or comment!

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There Was a Fire On Joralemon Street Monday, No Injuries Reported

BHB contributor/King of all News Photographers Marc Hermann files this report:

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Fire Sparks Atlantic Ave Shutdown

A fire on the basement and first floors at around 174 Atlantic Ave forced a shutdown of the street between Court and Clinton. According to the FDNY, the fire is now extinguished and there were no fatalities.

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Montague Wine and Liquors Re-Opening Soon

God bless Montague Liquors, which suffered a devastating fire Thursday morning. Within 12 hours, as I walked home from din-din that night, the retailer, alongside the dry cleaner that was decimated by flames, was boarded up, the plywood painted white and a sweet, neighborly sign posted upfront. Optimistic, I’d say, but a peak inside Friday […]

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Montague Street Fire: Aftermath Video

Karl Junkersfeld surveys the aftermath of today’s fire on Montague Street.  There are conflicting reports in Brooklyn’s newspapers as to where the blaze began.

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Fire Guts 67 Cranberry Street in Brooklyn Heights

BHB newshound BP sent in this photo of a fire at on Cranberry, between Henry and Hicks streets. No further details as of yet. Says BP: “I think that’s the one that’s under construction..” Update: this has been confirmed, it’s 67 Cranberry, which was undergoing a gut renovation. According to neighborhood photojournalist Marc “weegee” Hermann, […]

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Fire on BQE

BHB Tipster “BP” sent in this photo of smoke coming from the BQE.  BHB Newshound Weegee reports: “It’s a tractor-trailer carrying construction material on the westbound side near Cadman Plaza. No hazardous materials aboard…FD had trouble getting to the scene because of the traffic. Both directions are shut down.” YouTube video from “vmxeo” after the […]

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Blaze on BQE Sends Smoke Billowing Over Heights

A vehicle afire on the BQE below the foot of Pierrepont street at about 2 P.M. sent smoke drifting over the Promenade and into the central Heights. More details when available.

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Smoke Forces Evacuation of 66 Montague

Today, residents of 66 Montague Street were, as one of them put it, enjoying a relaxing Sunday morning, reading the paper and drinking coffee, when the lights flickered and smoke started to infiltrate the building. The fire department was summoned and the building was evacuated until the smoke could be cleared out. According to fire […]

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