A fire on a barge off of a sanitation pier on 59th Street injured 4 people, including one firefighter and three civilians, according to FDNY. It’s not clear what sparked the blaze.
The fire was called in at 2:25 a.m. and both land and marine units fought it until 4:15 a.m. The injuries were considered minor and three people were transported to Mt. Sinai West, formerly known as Roosevelt Hospital.
The fire can be seen in the video below:
Four Injured in Barge Fire @CitizenApp
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