Blaze guts Flatlands car wash - Brooklyn Paper

Blaze guts Flatlands car wash

Firefighters: One hundred six firefighters responded to an inferno at a car wash fire on Utica Avenue on Jan. 13.
Photo by Mark Mellone

A fire ripped through a car wash in Flatlands on Jan. 13, but didn’t injure anyone.

The blaze at Utica Avenue Farragut Road began around 7 am, according to a fire department spokesman.

Over one hundred firefighters responded to the two-alarm fire, according to the spokesman.

Nobody was injured in the inferno, but it thoroughly gutted the building.

The cause is still unknown pending an investigation, the spokesman said.

Reach reporter Adam Lucente at alucente@cnglocal.com or by calling (718) 260–2511. Follow him on Twitter @Adam_Lucente.

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