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Every year, The Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze takes over the 18th-century Van Cortlandt Manor property, out-shining any Halloween offering you'll find in the five boroughs.

The fire that caused the popular eatery to go up in flames started under the boardwalk.

A manhole fire in Brooklyn caused several cars to burst into flames along a residential block of Boerum Hill this afternoon.

Fourteen people, including four firefighters, were injured after a Brooklyn apartment building caught fire early Monday morning, a spokesperson for the FDNY said.

One building resident had tweeted that he and his family were stuck on the 26th floor, but they've since been rescued. [Updates Below]

"They had the air-conditioning and all appliances plugged in, and it overheated," said a super.

Over 130 firefighters fought the fire.

Conrad Mea helped get 13 people—including an 80-year-old woman he had to carry—out of the building as the fire blazed: “He’s the hero in my book,” said his brother-in-law.

Photo from Flickr user SpecialKRB It's been a good long run