Fire breaks out at Governors Island Ferry Terminal in Lower Manhattan

ByEyewitness News WABC logo
Sunday, September 25, 2022
ABC7 New York 24/7 Eyewitness News Stream
ABC7 New York 24/7 Eyewitness News StreamStream New York's #1 news - Accuweather - original content 24/7

LOWER MANHATTAN, Manhattan (WABC) -- A fire broke out Saturday afternoon at the Governors Island Ferry Terminal in Lower Manhattan.

Flames and a large plume of smoke broke out on the roof of the building on 10 South Street just before 4 p.m.

The FDNY says the fire started in the terminal's air conditioning unit and spread to the machinery room.

It took about 60 firefighters to put out the flames.

No injuries were reported.

ALSO READ | 'I'm done': Rikers officers quitting in record numbers

Correction officers at Rikers Island are quitting in record numbers and some say they're losing control of inmates. Dan Krauth has the story.

----------

* Get Eyewitness News Delivered

* More Manhattan news

* Send us a news tip

* Download the abc7NY app for breaking news alerts

* Follow us on YouTube

Submit a tip or story idea to Eyewitness News

Have a breaking news tip or an idea for a story we should cover? Send it to Eyewitness News using the form below. If attaching a video or photo, terms of use apply.