Clinton Hill’s Cochinita Taqueria Damaged by Fire

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Cochinita, in May. Photo: Michael Allin/New York Magazine

Two-month-old Clinton Hill taqueria Cochinita has been severely damaged in a fire that started early this afternoon. The FDNY told Clinton Hill Patch that as of an hour ago the fire hadn't even been extinguished completely; Fork in the Road has a report and photo of the devastation. Cochinita's co-owner Adam Frank was on the scene. Patch reports that the fire appears to have started on the building's second floor, migrating quickly to the restaurant below. About 65 firefighters from twelve different houses responded to the blaze; two families have been left temporarily homeless. [Fork in the Road/VV, Fort Greene Patch, Earlier]