Person Seriously Hurt in Hell's Kitchen Fire, FDNY Says

DNA Info - February 16, 2017

by Aidan Gardiner

MANHATTAN — A person was seriously injured in a fire on the top floor of a Hell's Kitchen apartment building Wednesday, FDNY officials said.

The fire broke out on the fifth floor of 690 Tenth Ave., near West 49th Street, about 11:30 a.m., an FDNY spokesman said.

One person was seriously hurt and treated at Mount Sinai West, the spokesman said.

Two other people were treated at the same hospital for minor injuries, officials said.

About 106 firefighters brought the blaze under control by 12:42 p.m.

Fire marshals will determine what sparked the fire.