NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Four firefighters had to be hospitalized after a fire broke out overnight in Hell’s Kitchen.
The blaze started just before midnight at a five-story building on 9th Avenue near West 48th Street.READ MORE: Mayor De Blasio Announces Vaccine Mandate For All New York City Municipal Workers, Including First Responders
Heavy smoke and fire could be seen shooting into the night sky.READ MORE: 1 Dead, 2 Injured After Police Pursuit Ends In Crash In Holtsville
More than 100 firefighters were on the scene. The injured members were expected to be OK.MORE NEWS: New York City Taxi Drivers Begin Hunger Strike, Say Mayor De Blasio's Debt Relief Bailout Is Not Enough
This was the second fire within 24 hours in the area. Firefighters put out another fire early Wednesday morning just two blocks away.