3-Alarm Fire Erupts in Lower East Side High-Rise

The fire began on the 16th floor, the FDNY said.

View Comments (
)
|
Email
|
Print

    NEWSLETTERS

    More than 135 firefighters battled a three-alarm fire in a high-rise building on the Lower East Side Wednesday.

    The blaze began on the 16th floor of 89 Columbia Street, a 21-story building, the FDNY said. It then spread to the 17th and 18th floors, officials said.

    No injuries have been reported.

    Get the latest from NBC 4 New York anytime, anywhere. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Google+. Sign up for email newsletters here. Get breaking news delivered right to your phone -- just text NYBREAKING to 639710. For more info, text HELP. To end, text STOP. Message and data rates may apply.