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Fire that tore through 3 homes in Mill Basin, Brooklyn, under investigation


NEW YORK — Fire officials are investigating the cause of a fire that tore through a row of homes on the Brooklyn waterfront.

Six firefighters suffered minor injuries in the 2:20 p.m. blaze Monday in the Mill Basin section.

The fire started in a house on National Drive and quickly spread to two neighboring homes.

No residents were hurt.

About 175 firefighters, EMS personnel and a marine unit responded to the scene.

It was brought under control about 2 1/2 hours later.

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