Civilians and firefighters injured in Sheepshead Bay fire

NEW YORK — More than a dozen people were injured in a fire early Saturday morning in Brooklyn.

The fire started just before 4 a.m. on the first floor of a seven-story building on Homecrest Avenue in Sheepshead Bay.

Twelve civilians and three firefighters suffered minor injuries.

The fire grew into two alarms before the fire service got it under control just after 5 a.m

The cause of the fire is being investigated.

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