Several residents, 2 firefighters injured in 3-alarm fire in East Harlem

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Saturday, September 4, 2021
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Several residents and two firefighters were injured during a three-alarm fire at a building in Manhattan Saturday.

EAST HARLEM, New York (WABC) -- Several residents and two firefighters were injured during a three-alarm fire at a building in Manhattan Saturday.

Officials say the fire broke out on the fourth floor of a six-story building on West 120th Street in East Harlem around 9:15 a.m.

More than 130 firefighters and EMS members reported to the scene.

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Officials say the fire went to a third alarm just before 10 a.m.

They say several residents were injured and taken to the hospital.

There's no word yet on their condition.

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Two firefighters were taken to Cornell Medical Center for minor injuries.

The scene remains active.

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