4 injured in basement fire near Bryant Park in New York City

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Wednesday, October 14, 2020
4 hurt after fire in Midtown high-rise building's basement
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One person was taken to the hospital and three others were treated at the scene.

MIDTOWN, Manhattan (WABC) -- At least four people were injured in a fire of a basement in a Manhattan building on Wednesday.

The incident was reported just after 9 a.m. at a 14-story commercial building on West 45th Street.

More than 80 FDNY firefighters responded to the scene and had the fire under control just after 10:30 a.m.

Video from the scene shows aftermath of a basement fire at a 14-story commercial building in Midtown.

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Of the four injured civilians, one was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries while the others were treated at the scene.

The cause of the fire is not yet known.

Few other details were released.

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