Firefighters rushed to the corner of Gravesend Neck Road and East 22nd Street yesterday evening to combat a blaze sparked in Tsimes, Inc., a local deli.
The fire broke out shortly before 9:00 p.m. in the 2124 Gravesend Neck Road deli itself, which was closed at the time, and spread to the residential apartments above, a firefighter told our tipster Benjamin Grynsztajn.
The all hands fire was brought under control within approximately 45 minutes. It did not appear as if anyone was hurt, although officials have not provided confirmation.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.