Less than 24 hours after a massive fire caused by an explosion injured 19 in the East Village, five firefighters were injured battling a large blaze at an Upper East Side apartment building.
The fire started just after 1 a.m. Friday on the sixth floor of 343 East 66th Street, between First and Second Avenues, according to the FDNY.
Authorities say the injuries to firefighters were minor. No civilian injuries were reported.
The fire was under control shortly after 3:30 a.m.
A resident living in the building said that about 60 people lived in the six-story building. None were injured, as far as she knew.
Several residents living nearby captured images of the blaze on social media.