Red Cross: More than a Dozen Displaced by 2-Alarm Fire

News 12 - April 07, 2019

MOTT HAVEN - The Red Cross says more than a dozen were displaced after a two-alarm fire in Mott Haven Friday.

The agency says it registered 18 adults after a blaze ripped through 246 E. 149th St. around 4 p.m. It says emergency housing is being provided for 15 of the adults.

The FDNY tells News 12 the fire started on the third floor, quickly turning into a two-alarm fire. It took 105 firefighters more than 45 minutes to get the fire under control.