Fire Breaks Out on Elizabeth Street, Seven Injured, Six of Them Firefighters [UPDATE]
A fire broke out this morning at 83 Elizabeth Street. All the residents of the six-story Chinatown building have been evacuated.
The fire began sometime before 8:30 a.m. The Fire Department has confirmed for the Voice that
six seven people sustained minor injuries, five six of whom where firefighters.
The fire comes just a week after an incinerated bug bomb caused another Chinatown building to partially collapse. The state of buildings across Chinatown was called into question by blast. Seven residents of the building were hurt, along with two firefighters who were attempting a rescue.
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