The fire at West 138th Street and Riverside Drive in Hamilton Heights began around 7 a.m. The blaze started on the third floor but spread up to the fifth, fire officials said.
Violence in the overnight hours left at least four people dead and several others injured throughout the city.
After a man allegedly robbed a woman after pretending to be a Good Samaritan, residents in West Harlem fear the suspect will strike again.
A five-alarm fire broke out in a residential building in Hamilton Heights on Monday afternoon, leaving at least 19 firefighters injured.
Vincens Vuktilaj was being walked down the stairs from his apartment when he pushed an officer down and ran off, police said.
A Harlem coffeehouse has been making headlines in recent days, after its display in favor of same-sex marriage led one woman to make furious comments on social media.
Two men and a woman were charged Saturday in connection with the beating death and robbery of a man in Hamilton Heights.
Police said the killers apparently knew Pinzon-Martinez was carrying cash from the cell phone store to an office above and followed him to the third-floor office.
A man identified in a published report as a MetroPCS worker was found dead with blunt force trauma to his head inside a storage room in Hamilton Heights Friday.
The FDNY said part of a bathroom of a second floor apartment fell onto the floor below.
The fires were set on Sept 11 over eleven blocks in Hamilton Heights and Harlem.
The video shows the suspect just before an incident on Bradhurst Avenue in Hamilton Heights early Tuesday morning. It was the third of 15 attacks, police said.
The cars were discovered across several blocks in the Hamilton Heights area near 150th Street and Bradhurst Avenue.
Police said the 14 incidents all took place in Hamilton Heights, West Harlem, Washington Heights and Inwood between Sept. 4, 2011 and March 8 of this year.
Police say they are looking for 40-year-old Luis Gonzalez in the so-called petroleum jelly burglaries in Hamilton Heights, West Harlem, Washington Heights and Inwood between Sept. 4 and March 8 of last year.