NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Twenty residents were trapped on a roof and others were stuck inside when a four-alarm fire broke out at a high-rise apartment building on Manhattan’s West Side, the FDNY said.
The fire started around 4:55 p.m. Thursday at 515 West 59th Street near the intersection with 10th Avenue.
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Fire officials said six people suffered non-life-threatening injuries, including three firefighters.
Some residents and concerned relatives sent frantic tweets as they waited for word that help was on the way.
Witnesses told CBS2’s Tracee Carrasco they believe the fire started in a third floor apartment.