Video: Deadly Midtown Manhattan High Rise Fire (4 Videos)

Over 200 firefighters battled a fire on the 20th floor of a 40 story apartment fire today. also has the story

One person was killed and another critically hurt after a large fire broke out in a midtown Manhattan high-rise Sunday morning, officials say.

More than 200 firefighters worked to put out the three-alarm blaze, which began on the 20th floor of the 40-story building at 500 West 43rd St., on 10th Avenue., according to the FDNY.

Crews were able to get to the scene quickly, within 5 minutes, but it took some time for firefighters to get to the upper floors, according to authorities.


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