A Shabbos morning fire left six families homeless, and one business destroyed in the Boro Park section of Brooklyn.
The FDNY was at the scene at 5324 13th Avenue, near 53rd Street just after 11:00AM. The FDNY said the fire was placed under control around an hour later.
The fire destroyed three apartments on the upper floors, as well as Yossi’s Fish Market on the ground level.
NYS Assemblyman Simcha Eichenstein was on the scene just after Shabbos, ensuring those homeless would be placed in hotels by the American Red Cross.
The cause of the fire was under investigation.
BKLYN 7-5 5324 13 AVE, MIXED OCCUPANCY FIRE ON TOP FLR, UNDER CONTROL
— FDNYalerts (@FDNYAlerts) January 12, 2019
(Yossi Taub – YWN)