Five-Alarm Fire On 156th Street In West Harlem

January 8, 2018

Notify NYC reports that emergency personnel are on the scene of a five-alarm fire located at Riverside Drive  and West 156th Street in Manhattan. Expect smoke, traffic delays, and a presence of emergency personnel and vehicles in the area. The NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene advises avoiding smoke exposure from structural fires by closing windows while indoors and reducing outdoor activity where smoke is present. People with heart or breathing conditions such as asthma may be more sensitive and should seek immediate medical attention if they experience a worsening of their condition, shortness of breath, or chest pains.

Photo is not from the scene of the fire.

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