HAMILTON HEIGHTS, Manhattan – Six people, including five firefighters were hurt in an apartment fire early Thursday.
The blaze started on a sixth floor apartment on West 141st Street in Hamilton Heights at about 1:12 a.m. It was placed under control less than an hour later.
Four of the five injured firefighters suffered minor wounds, according to the FDNY. The remaining firefighter was taken to a local hospital in serious but stable condition.
The one civilian who was wounded in the blaze refused medical service.
The cause of the fire is unknown at this time.