Crews reply to main energy outage in Starrett Metropolis, Brooklyn

EAST NEW YORK, Brooklyn (WABC) – Firefighters respond to a major blackout in a Brooklyn housing estate.

According to FDNY officials, the firefighters reacted to the power outage in Starrett City, east New York, shortly before 10 p.m.

The Citizen app video shows some of the large apartment buildings in the dark.

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It is not clear how many buildings are affected.

FDNY officials say searches are being conducted to make sure no one is locked in elevators or needs assistance.

No injuries have been reported so far.

The supply teams are currently working on turning the reverse power supply back on.

This is the latest news. This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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