Falling ice posing dangerous problem for pedestrians

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LOWER MANHATTAN (PIX11)-- The city responded to several reports of falling ice Tuesday, according to the city's Department of Buildings.

An NYPD spokesperson said police responded in the afternoon to Liberty and Trinity Streets in Lower Manhattan due to a hazardous ice conditions.

There were no reports of injuries in either case.

On the ground, according to the city's Department of Sanitation, every owner, lessee, tenant, occupant or other person having charge of any lot or building must clean snow and ice from the sidewalks adjacent to their properties in the five boroughs.

A spokesperson for 311 said they received over 1,100 calls to report “snow or ice on sidewalk" as of 6 p.m. on Tuesday.

Residents can call 311 to report ice or snow in the sidewalk.