Manhattan Apartment Building Catches Fire; At Least 24 Injured

NY Post - December 24, 2016

by Sebastian Murdock

A four-alarm fire in a Manhattan apartment building near the Upper West Side on Thursday left at least 24 people injured, including four firefighters.

The New York City Fire Department responded to the blaze shortly before 5 p.m. on Thursday, according to CBS New York.

“The main body of the fire is knocked down,” an FDNY spokesman told The Huffington Post. Firefighters are working to evacuate residents.

The FDNY said on Twitter that six of the victims are in serious condition.