Fire in Bay Ridge on Sept. 9

Bravest battle blaze for two and a half hours in the early morning

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A blaze obliterated two Bay Ridge homes and six cars parked behind them in the early hours of Sept. 9.

The Fire Department said it got a call at 1:42 am about a fire breaking out in the upper floors of a duplex on Dahlgren Place between 88th and 90th Streets. Smoke-eaters rushed to the scene to battle the inferno, which spread to the lower floors and to six autos parked in the backyard. New York’s Bravest were not able to contain the pyre until 4:19 am, and three of them suffered minor injuries. No civilians were hurt.

Sources on the scene reported authorities announcing that the structure would have to be demolished. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

Reach reporter Will Bredderman at or by calling (718) 260-4507. Follow him
Updated 10:14 pm, July 9, 2018
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Reasonable discourse

PuckerUp from BayRidge says:
That's my kooky neighbour. It was referred to as the Hoarder House or the Junk House, the cars out back have been there since the 70's. . .hopefully someone will buy the lot and build a beautiful new building.
Sept. 10, 2013, 11:19 am
ty from pps says:
Dahlgren makes really nice socks.
Sept. 12, 2013, 8:37 am
Wolverine from BayRidge says:
I've known these neighbors for a long time they always hoarded trash in the house.
Sept. 13, 2013, 11:18 am

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