Three-alarm fire rages in Lower Manhattan, residents cautioned
People with respiratory problems like asthma are encouraged to seek medical attention if they experience shortness of breath, chest pains or other worsening symptoms.
Emergency personnel are fighting a three-alarm fireat Greene and Broome Streets in SoHo/Lower Manhattan. FDNY tweeted that the fire is under control, but residents are still cautioned as smoke and travel delays are expected.
The Department of Health suggested staying indoors and closing windows to avoid smoke inhalation, especially for people with cardiac and respiratory problems like asthma.
MAN 3-ALARM 51 GREENE ST, MULTIPLE DWELLING FIRE ON TOP FLR, UNDER CONTROL— FDNYalerts (@FDNYAlerts) September 14, 2016
MAN 3-ALARM 51 GREENE ST, MULTIPLE DWELLING FIRE ON TOP FLR,— FDNYalerts (@FDNYAlerts) September 14, 2016
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Manhattan: *3 Alarm Fire* Box312, 51 Greene Street. U/D; 3rd alarm transmitted for relief purposes.— New York City Alerts (@NYCityAlerts) September 14, 2016