The FDNY is responding to a report of a multiple-dwelling fire on the southeast corner of Second Avenue and Seventh Street...
The first report came in at 4 p.m. ... the FDNY has since upgraded this to a three-alarm fire. The addresses are 48 Seventh St. and 116 Second Ave. The ground-floor retail tenants are Via Della Pace on Seventh Street and Café Mocha on the corner.
MAN 3-ALARM 48 E 7 ST, MULTIPLE DWELLING FIRE IN THE WALLS AND COCKLOFT,— FDNYalerts (@FDNYAlerts) February 10, 2020
No word of any injuries at the moment.
Here's a look via Steven just after 5 p.m. ...
And a video clip from a Citizen user...
Three-Alarm Fire Spread Through Ductwork @CitizenApp48 E 7th St 3:49:00 PM EST
Updated 6 p.m.
The FDNY has yet to issue an all clear... you can see the extent of the damage to the corner building... (photos by Steven)...
Updated 6:40 p.m.
Updated 7 p.m.
The FDNY issued the under control at 6:43 ... no early word on the cause of the fire...
MAN 3-ALARM 48 E 7 ST, MULTIPLE DWELLING HEAVY FIRE ON MULTIPLE FLRS, UNDER CONTROL— FDNYalerts (@FDNYAlerts) February 10, 2020
Updated 7:38 p.m.
Per PIX 11:
There was fire in the walls of all five floors..., officials said. The first floor is a restaurant and the floors above it are apartments.
Firefighters knocked out windows so they could reach the blaze inside. There were 140 firefighters at the scene.
Five firefighters reportedly received non-life-threatening injuries.