BROOKLYN: 2 Hurt in Apartment Fire

10.17.19 | by Adam Balhetchet | PROSPECT-LEFFERTS GARDENS, Brooklyn – A fire injured two people. It happened around 12:50 am Thursday night at 2100 Westbury Ct, within the confines of the 71st Precinct. The fire was located on the fifth floor. Firefighters confirmed the fire upon arrival and requested additional firetrucks to the scene. Two victims were transported to an area hospital, one of them serious, another in cardiac arrest, CPR performed. Cause of the fire to be determined by fire marshalls. One resident we spoke to stated the building suffered from poor maintenance including a front lobby door that never locked. She stated neighbors pounded on their door to tell them about the fire, and no smoke alarms were heard.