[Photo via @cvparso]
Nearly a dozen FDNY and NYPD vehicles are tending to reports of a fire on East Fourth Street between Avenue B and Avenue C... the official FDNY Twitter feed puts the blaze at 279 E. Fourth St.
MAN ALL HANDS 279 E 4 ST, MULTIPLE DWELLING FIRE ON FIRST FLR,— FDNY (@FDNY) March 18, 2014
The FDNY quickly had things under control...
MAN ALL HANDS 279 E 4 ST, MULTIPLE DWELLING FIRE ON FIRST FLR, UNDER CONTROL— FDNY (@FDNY) March 18, 2014
No word just yet on injuries or the extent of the damage. No. 279 is owned by the NYCHA, and includes a rehab center.
Updated 10:49 p.m.
Zac from East 4th shared these photos...
Zac heard breaking glass as the firefighters climbed into the building... he did not spot any flames, however.