By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A massive fire broke out Saturday morning in East Harlem.

Flames could be seen shooting out of a fourth floor apartment of a six-story building on East 120th Street and Pleasant Avenue.

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The fire spread to two upper floors and took firefighters a couple of hours to put out.

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Investigators say five residents and eight firefighters were injured. Their conditions are unknown.

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The cause of the fire is under investigation.

CBSNewYork Team