Fire in Manhattan Destroys 2 Penthouses

July 8, 2018 Updated: July 8, 2018

Two penthouses were destroyed in a fire in Manhattan’s Greenwich Village on Saturday night.

Firefighters responded to a multiple dwelling fire on top of 838 Greenwich St. just around 8:45 p.m., NY1 reports.

By 10:19 p.m., the FDNY Alerts Twitter account said that the fire on the five-story building had been contained.

The building was evacuated and no one was injured, WABC reported.

Fire officials said flames broke out on an extension of a penthouse apartment after roofing material ignited, NY1 reported

 

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