HAMILTON HEIGHTS, Manhattan (WABC) -- It is always good to have a fire extinguisher handy.
Flames broke out at a liquor store on Broadway in Hamilton Heights on Saturday afternoon.
As people waited for firefighters to arrive, one man grabbed a fire extinguisher from next door and got to work putting the flames out himself.
Firefighters arrived a short time later and took over.
No injuries were reported. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.