Monday, March 18, 2013
Three firefighters suffered minor injuries in a four-alarm fire in Lower Manhattan this morning.
caller reported the blaze on the first floor of the five-story
commercial and office building at 138 Fulton St. around 6:55 a.m., and
firefighters arrived within minutes, officials said. No one was believed
to be inside at the time.
The fire was finally brought under control around 9:40 a.m.
civilians were injured, but three members of the FDNY who suffered
smoke inhalation were taken to area hospitals, a spokesperson for the
The cause of the fire is still under investigation, but authorities said they do not believe the it is suspicious.