Firefighters battle blaze at new Fulton Street stop

Fire at the office building overlooking the new Fulton Street subway station.
Firefighters respond to a commercial fire at building over looking the new Fulton Street stop. Credit: Lenyon Whitaker

UPDATE: The FDNY is saying that the fire is now under control.

 

Metro’s original story is below

The FDNY are responding to a fire on the roof of a five-story office building at 194 Broadway in Lower Manhattan that is located next to the new Fulton Street subway station. The new subway stop is slated to open in June 2014.

A call about the fire came in at 1:30 p.m., according to the FDNY. One engine has already arrived on the scene and firefighters have worked their way onto the roof  and are battling the blaze. Five engines have responded to help snuff the fire.

The fire is commercial in nature, the FDNY said.



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