4-alarm fire tears through Washington Heights apartment building

Posted at 9:50 PM, Jan 23, 2013
and last updated 2013-01-23 22:51:13-05

A fire that broke out in the first-floor store of a Washington Heights building has now spread to the apartment units above.

The 4-alarm blaze at 2440 Amsterdam Ave. near W. 181st St has now spread throughout the first four floors of the building.


Firefighters have to deal with freezing temperatures that are now around 10 degrees.

No injuries have been reported.

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