Thursday, July 8, 2010
[Top photo via WCBS]
Much more to come.
Firefighters are currently battling a three-alarm fire on the roof and upper floors of a building in the East Village.
About 188 firefighters from 33 units are putting out the flames, according to the FDNY.
Black smoke rising from the fire could be seen throughout much of Lower Manhattan.
Houston Street has been reportedly closed to traffic.
It is not yet known how the hot weather contributed towards the fire.