Fire in Storage Room Prompts Partial Evacuation of High Rise Near Times Square

CBS 2 - November 28, 2017

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A fire in a Midtown Manhattan storage room prompted the partial evacuation of a high rise near Times Square Monday afternoon.

The FDNY says the fire broke out just after 4:30 p.m. in the storage room of the 1540 Broadway tower on 54th Street.

Approximately 120 people have been evacuated as nearly 100 firefighters work to bring the blaze under control.