EAST HARLEM, Manhattan — At least 13 people, including firefighters, were hurt after fire broke out at an apartment building in Manhattan Saturday morning, authorities said.
Authorities were called around 9:19 a.m. about a blaze at a six-story apartment building in the vicinity of East 120th Street and Pleasant Avenue in East Harlem, FDNY officials said.
The fire impacted three floors of the building, FDNY said.
Footage from Citizen App shows thick, heavy smoke coming out the windows of the top floor corner units, with firefighters on the fire escape.
Eight firefighters suffered minor injuries and were taken to the hospital for treatment. Five civilians were injured — two were taken to the hospital with unknown conditions while three refused medical attention.
The cause of the blaze was not immediately known.