A 3-alarm fire at 241 West 101st Street near Broadway on Thursday afternoon resulted in at least seven injuries, according to FDNY.
The fire was called in at 3:58 p.m. on the fifth floor of the building, and spread to the 6th and 7th floors. A total of 33 units were called to the scene, with 138 firefighters and EMS personnel responding.
Five civilians and two firefighters were injured in the blaze, though none of the injuries were considered life-threatening, according to an FDNY spokesperson. Two people were taken to Mt. Sinai Morningside Hospital.
“There was a considerable amount of damage from fire, smoke and water,” the spokesman said.
The fire was declared under control at 5:24 p.m., but personnel were still active on the scene. The number of injuries may rise, the spokesman said.
What a disaster, bw bway & west end pic.twitter.com/zMyxqFnz1o
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