Upper West Side Fire: FDNY Battles Blaze on Roof of High-Rise

The Patch - May 11, 2017

by Brendan Krisel (Patch National Staff)

HELL'S KITCHEN, NY — Firefighters are battling a blaze on the roof of a Hell's Kitchen high-rise currently under construction, an FDNY spokeswoman told Patch.

The fire broke out on the 16th floor of the building — located on West 52nd Street and 10th Avenue — around 5:25 p.m., the FDNY spokeswoman said. Twelve units, containing more than 60 firefighters, responded to the scene of the fire.

So far no injuries have been reported, an FDNY spokeswoman said.