RIKERS ISLAND — Several correction officers at a jail on Rikers Island are being treated for smoke inhalation due to a mattress fire, FDNY said Thursday.
Firefighters responded to the N.I.C. building around 8:15 p.m.
They reported a mattress fire had been extinguished by a correction officer before they arrived.
At least 13 correction officers are being treated for smoke inhalation.
No inmates were injured.