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4 hospitalized after fire destroys Flatbush area home

By Mason White 5:23 PM January 8, 2014
Scene of the fire 

By: Sarah Weiss
Four people suffered serious injuries after a fire ripped through their Flatbush area home, according to rescue workers in New York.

Fire Department New York officials said that the fire broke out on the top floor of a six-story building on Ocean Parkway near Avenue L, at 8:50 a.m.

Four people were injured, officials said. Paramedics who arrived at the scene, gave all victims primary medical care.

All victims were transported by ambulance to New York-Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center in Manhattan for treatment.

Firefighters had the fire under control within a half hour.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation, officials said.