Trash Can Fire Sparks Huge Blaze in Washington Heights

NY Post - July 05, 2019

by Stephanie Pagones

Citizen NYC @CitizenApp_NYC (Washington Heights, Manhattan) Vehicle Engulfed in Flames— Multiple Citizen users captured footage of a large car fire being extinguished. More video here: … #CitizenApp #ProtectTheWorld

Flames and black smoke erupted in a pharmacy parking lot in Washington Heights on Thursday, video shows.

A trash can went up in flames around noon in the Duane Reade lot near the corner of Dyckman Street and Post Avenue in Manhattan, an FDNY spokesman said.

The video shows firefighters putting out the blaze, which erupted behind a parked white van.

The cause of the fire was not immediately clear.

No injuries were reported, the spokesman said.