Fire Burning Through Brooklyn Parking Garage

Multiple cars were ablaze at a parking garage in Kings Plaza Shopping Mall in Brooklyn

Multiple cars were ablaze at a parking garage in Kings Plaza Shopping Mall in Brooklyn

A massive fire is raging through a parking garage in Brooklyn, leaving at least 21 firefighters and civilians injured.

The 10-level parking garage at the King's Plaza holds about 4,000 spaces.

Multiple cars went up in flames inside the parking garage, spreading to another floor and quickly elevating the severity of the blaze within an hour.

Video showed the blaze sending heavy smoke billowing onto Flatbush Ave. and the surrounding area.

Almost two dozen people sustained injuries after a massive inferno tore through a parking garage at Kings Plaza Shopping Center this morning. "Our members have various levels of smoke inhalation, heat exhaustion, working under those conditions".

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The fire broke out on the second floor of the four-story garage at around at around 9 a.m.

King's Plaza mall shut down as the fire and smoke spread.

Officials are inspecting the building itself for structural damage.

The multi-floor parking garage stores about 120 vehicles for a nearby auto dealership, according to Nigro. Multiple cars on fire in garage and smoke conditions. AmNY later reported that 17 people, including 15 firefighters, were injured. Fire officials said that they were likely tires exploding on the cars that burned. Very unsafe for our members, and for anybody nearby, ' he added.

The mall was not open when the fire started so it was unclear how many vehicles were in the deck.

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