3 firefighters, 9 others injured in suspected arson in Brooklyn

Kimberly Dole
June 13, 2019 - 6:16 am
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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A four alarm fire broke out just after 4:00 a.m. inside a three story home on Thursday in the Midwood section of Brooklyn, and now arson is being eyed as the cause. 

1010 WINS has learned that its a case of suspected arson and the police are looking for someone who intentionally set the fire at 1492 east 17th street.  .

The blaze quickly spread to two other houses also located on East 17th Street and left a dozen hurt, including three firefighters.



Neighbors tell 1010 wins, they believe the person the police are looking for is a former student of the rabbi who lives in the home.

All three homes suffered damages.


A neighbor's surveillance footage obtained by 1010 WINS capture the moment that the fire began.

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