Nine Hurt in Harlem High-Rise Fire

Two firefighters among the injured

 

 

EAST HARLEM, Manhattan (WABC) – At least nine people, including four children and two firefighters, were injured in a fire in a high-rise apartment building in Manhattan early Friday.

Firefighters rescued several people from the blaze, which broke out around 3:30 a.m. on the sixth floor of the building on East 112th Street and Third Avenue in East Harlem.

Smoke was pouring out some of the windows as firefighters raced inside, leading several people to safety, including a child seen wrapped in a blanket.

TOPICS

Two firefighters among the injured     EAST HARLEM, Manhattan (WABC) – At least nine people, including four children and two firefighters, were injured in a fire in a high-rise apartment building in Manhattan early Friday. Firefighters rescued several people from the blaze, which broke out around 3:30 a.m. on the sixth floor of the […]

Get The RigSpot Newsletter

Related Articles

Grenfell Firefighters Facing Elevated Cancer Rates

Grenfell Firefighters Facing Elevated Cancer Rates

Firefighters who battled the Grenfell high-rise fire in 2017 are being diagnosed with cancer at an alarming rate. Britain's Daily Mirror reports that roughly a dozen firefighters, some as young as 40, have been diagnosed with cancers such as leukemia and colon...