The fire started around 9 p.m. Friday at a wood pallet warehouse on Worthen Street in the Hunts Point section.READ MORE: Manhattan, Brooklyn Residents Sue City To Stop Permanent Outdoor Dining
Heavy flames could be seen shooting through the roof of the building.READ MORE: 'Phantom Of The Opera,' Broadway's Longest Running Show, Resumes Performances
Firefighters had to deal with some challenging conditions.
“We did have a windy night, which was probably why there was so much fire when we arrived. The wind definitely caused this fire to spread,” FDNY assistant chief John Hodgens said.
The fire was brought under control after about an hour.MORE NEWS: Rev. Jesse Jackson Celebrates 80th Birthday In Harlem
No injuries were reported, and there is no word yet on what caused the fire.