One person injured in Brighton Beach blaze

Firefighters battle an all-hands-on-deck blaze at 126 Neptune Ave. on June 27.
Photo by Lloyd Mitchell

One person was injured over the weekend in a harrowing Brighton Beach fire.

The blaze broke out in the basement and spread to the first floor of 126 Neptune Ave. Sunday morning, according to fire officials.

A firefighter on the scene.Photo by Lloyd Mitchell

Responding units encountered heavy fire and smoke as 56 firefighters used three different hose lines to douse the inferno, which started shortly after 6 am, according to the Fire Department.

The fire was deemed under control at around 7:15 am.

Units on the scene work to control the blaze.Photo by Lloyd Mitchell