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    Two Dozen Injured in New York City Blaze

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    At least 24 people were wounded in a fire in a Manhattan high-rise, the New York City Fire Department (FDNY) said.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – ​The fire that erupted on Thursday in a third-floor apartment of the 33-story building and later spread to the fourth floor, has been extinguished, the FDNY reported.

    ​"#FDNY COD [Chief of Department James] Leonard updates media on 4-alarm fire at 515 W 59 St. 24 injures reported: 14 minor, 6 serious to civilian and 4 minor to FFers," FDNY said on Twitter.

    ​The cause of the fire is under investigation.


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