Two FDNY firefighters were injured earlier this morning while battling a fire that took more than two hours to contain at a Greenpoint industrial building near Newtown Creek, the NY Daily News reports.
VIDEO: Additional resources have been requested to fight a warehouse fire in Greenpoint.
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Over 130 EMS and firefighters arrived to help battle the flames that broke out this morning at approximately 2:30 a.m. on the roof of 67 Van Dam St., according to the Greenpoint Post; the address is home to Think Fabricate.
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Pix 11 was on the scene and reports that firefighters had to move outside to stop the flames as the roof of the one-story building began to show signs of sagging:
Two firefighters were transported to Wyckoff Heights Medical Center in stable condition and the fire was contained around 5 a.m.; luckily no serious injuries were reported and the source of the fire is being investigated.