Fire strikes Lower East Side apartment building

March 28, 2012 2:15:02 PM PDT
A third-alarm fire burned at an apartment building on the Lower East Side Wednesday.

Flames shot out the 16th floor windows of the apartment building on Columbia Street just before 11:30 a.m.

No injuries were immediately reported, but the building suffered extensive damage.

Police called a localized mobilization to handle traffic control.

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