A large raging fireplace tore via the highest flooring of a Bronx condominium constructing Thursday night, in line with fireplace officers.
Video from the scene on Carpenter Avenue close to East 228th Avenue confirmed flames taking pictures up via the roof and home windows of the constructing within the Williamsbridge neighborhood. FDNY stated they acquired a name in regards to the fireplace simply after 5 p.m., which rapidly grew to 4 alarms.
The fireplace began on the fifth ground and unfold into the cockloft of constructing.
No accidents have been instantly reported, the FDNY stated. It was not instantly clear what might have sparked the blaze.
Greater than 130 firefighters and EMS have been on the scene, battling flames and serving to these impacted.
The fireplace was nonetheless very lively and burning as of 6 p.m.
It is a growing story. Please test again for updates.