Fire burns 5 Brooklyn stores

Fire burns 5 Brooklyn stores

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NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -

Five stores were heavily damaged by a fire in the Borough Park section of Brooklyn.

The flames broke out inside a store on 63rd Street and 11th Avenue just Monday night, just before midnight.

The fire quickly reached three alarms before firefighters got the upper hand at about 1:30 a.m.

More than 160 firefighters battled the flames. Several suffered minor injuries.

A Chinese restaurant, a Metro PCS store, a laundromat, a pharmacy and a grocery store were damaged.

An investigation into the cause is underway.

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