Firefighter injured, 2 dogs killed in Kips Bay apartment fire

KIPS BAY, Manhattan — Two dogs were killed and a firefighter injured in a fast-moving fire in Kips Bay Monday evening.

The fire broke out around 5:30 p.m., in a three-story building located at 122 Lexington Ave.  It quickly grew to a second-alarm fire.

Flames could be seen shooting from the roof into the sky over Kips Bay.

In a video uploaded to Periscope, debris could be seen falling from the burning roof.

By 6:20 p.m., firefighters had contained the blaze.

Sources say one firefighter was injured and two dogs were killed.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

This is a developing story, check back for updated information.