9 injured after fire rips through apartment building in Harlem

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Wednesday, January 4, 2023
9 hurt after fire rips through apartment building in Manhattan
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Nine people were hurt after a fire ripped through a six-story apartment building at 137 West 141st Street in Harlem Tuesday night.

HARLEM, Manhattan (WABC) -- Nine people were hurt after a fire ripped through an apartment building in Harlem Tuesday night.

Flames broke out on the second floor of a six-story building at 137 West 141st Street around 8:20 p.m.

It took firefighters about an hour to get the fire under control.

FDNY officials said 9 civilians were injured.

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Five refused medical attention. The other four were taken to Harlem Hospital.

There's no word yet on their conditions.

The cause of the fire is unknown at this time.

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