WASHINGTON HEIGHTS, Manhattan (WABC) -- Fifteen people were injured in a fire Tuesday morning in a Washington Heights apartment building.
The fire broke out in a first-floor apartment on West 186th Street just before 6:45 a.m.
Fifteen residents were being treated for minor injuries at the scene.
A family could be seen standing out on their fire escape.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
Heavy clutter was reported in the apartment where the fire started.