Two-alarm Christmas Eve blaze rips through Borough Park home

Firefighters work to extinguish a two-alarm fire in Borough Park on Christmas Eve.
Photo by Lloyd Mitchell

Firefighters responded to a two-alarm fire that gutted a home in Borough Park on Christmas Eve night.

The inferno broke out at about 8:45 pm on Dec. 24 inside the two-story dwelling at 1037 65th St., between 10th and 11th Avenues.

The first firefighters on the scene were confronted with heavy fire and smoke from out of the rear of the building. More than 100 firefighters, in all, took part in the battle to bring the blaze under control by 9:40 pm.

No serious injuries were reported. The cause of the fire is being investigated by FDNY Marshals.

This story first appeared on AMNY.com.