Blazin’! Scooter goes up in flames at Flatlands bus stop

Feeling the heat: A scooter erupted into a blaze beside a bus stop at Ralph Avenue and Avenue K on Sept. 6.
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Call it a hot ride.

A scooter caught fire on Ralph Avenue on Sept. 6.

The fire department responded to a call for a transportation fire at 4:33 pm and found the scooter engulfed in flames next to the bus stop near Avenue K, according to a spokesman.

Two fire companies and 11 of New York’s Bravest extinguished the fire by 4:47 pm with no injuries.

Police officers from the 63rd Precinct closed off the area while the fire fighters put out the flames.

Reach reporter Kevin Duggan at (718) 260–2511 or by e-mail at Follow him on Twitter @kduggan16.
Updated 11:48 am, January 16, 2019
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