Firefighters battle heavy blaze at high-rise building in East Village

EMBED > More News Videos Chantee Lans reports on how to help the victims of the Bronx fire. EAST VILLAGE, MANHATTAN (WABC) -- Firefighters battled a heavy fire on the first floor of a 12-story building in the East Village. The 2nd-alarm fire was...

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MaggieOfTheStreets
MaggieOfTheStreets
19 · 7 days ago · Reddit

This second fire makes me want to turn the heat off and unplug everything in my house.

CptSlash
CptSlash
10 · 7 days ago · Reddit

Its the dry cold windy air...like a bellows to fire. Edit: ...and the horrible enforcement by the city of negligent landlords...a lot of the things fall under the jurisdiction of the spotty-at-best Dept of Buildings that should/​could be made crimnal matters and handed over to the NYPD/​FDNY.

PartialToDairyThings
PartialToDairyThings
7 · 7 days ago · Reddit

It was the Essex Card Shop on the street level. Fire pretty much gutted it. Started at the back. Owner says he'll rebuild