Five firefighters hurt at Box 1081
UPPER EAST SIDE, Manhattan – Five New York City firefighters were injured early Wednesday fighting a blaze on the 14th floor of a Manhattan high-rise apartment.
Four of the firefighters received minor injuries, the New York City Fire Department said, while one received serious but non life-threatening injuries.
A civilian also received minor injuries in the fire, which was reported after 12:30 a.m. on East 79th Street.
More than a 100 firefighters responded to the Upper East Side residence, the fire department said. The fire was under control by 2:30 a.m.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
Fire Location: 66 East 79 St
E-22 with an Urgent E-22 with an Urgent 10-77
Fire out the 13th fl windows of a 16 story high rise MD
B-10 Urgent 2nd Alarm
E-9 w/ Sat. 1
E-3 w/ H.R 1
FC Fast truck being put to work for a member on the 15th floor s/c an additional fast truck
MD to FC L-163 2nd Section of L-13 will be your additional fast truck
FC Mixer Off
Squad 41 Act. Rescue 1
Engine 320 Act. Engine 263
Battalion 77 Act. Battalion 9
Battalion 52 Act. Battalion 8
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