5 FDNY firefighters hurt while battling apartment fire

The firefighters and three other victims were hospitalized after a two-alarm fire

By FireRescue1 Staff

NEW YORK — Five FDNY firefighters were hurt while battling a two-alarm apartment fire Tuesday.

NBC New York reported that the firefighters, along with three other victims, did not suffer life-threatening injuries. Most of the injuries were caused by smoke inhalation.

The firefighters rescued one person from the second floor of the building with a ladder and contained the blaze.

The fire is currently under investigation.


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