BREAKING: Fire At Avenue Y, East 12th Street Residence

Photo by Karen D.

A fire broke out at approximately 11:30 a.m., and at least one person was carried out of the 1203 Avenue Y building by EMS, reports neighbor Karen D.

The call came over the police scanners shortly after 11:30. By 11:50 a.m., a second call came over explaining that the fire was on the second floor of a private dwelling. Karen reports to us that the smoke has stopped gushing from the building, but the scanner call indicated that the trucks on scene might need additional support to keep it under control.

Firefighters took one person out the building, Karen said. FDNY EMS began “working” on the person, but she couldn’t say if they were performing CPR.

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