UPPER WEST SIDE, Manhattan — Multiple people were rescued by firefighters after flames broke out in an Upper West Side apartment early Thursday morning.
The FDNY said the two-alarm fire broke out around 5:45 a.m. in a third-floor apartment in a building on Riverside Drive, near West 82nd Street.
AIR11 was over the scene and saw at least two people being pulled out of a third-floor window, including what appeared to be a child and a woman.
Fire officials said seven civilians and five firefighters suffered non-life-threatening injuries. They were taken to the hospital for treatment.
The blaze was deemed under control around 7:11 a.m.
The cause of the fire was not known.