School Evacuated After Fire In East Harlem

An East Harlem school was evacuated Monday afternoon when a “small fire” broke out an in electrical room, an FDNY spokesman said.

The fire broke out around 5 p.m. at the Lexington Academy school on East 104th Street and Lexington Avenue, an FDNY spokesman. The fire was located in a third-floor electrical room within the six-story school building, the spokesman said.

Nobody was injured during the fire or evacuation, an FDNY spokesman said.

Students were brought to Children’s Aid at 130 E. 101st Street between Park and Lexington avenues to await their parents for pickup, the NYPD’s 23rd Precinct said. The response to the fire should cause traffic delays on Lexington Avenue, police said.

Read the entire article here.

Also:  Harlem Rep. Adriano Espaillat Releases District Report Of U.S. Postal Service

About Harlem World Magazine

Harlem World Magazine is about living your best life and style around the block and around the world of Harlem.

Leave a Reply

Get The Editor's Picks Newsletter From Our Editor's!

Quality independent publishing doesn't come free. Perhaps it goes without saying — but publishing isn't cheap. At a time when resources and revenue across the country are declining, Harlem World Magazine remains committed to sustaining our mission: creating a more engaged and informed Harlem with every story we cover and every newsletter we send and our work at H.Y.P.E. As a independent magazine, we rely on readers like you to help keep our stories free and our events open to the public. Do you value our independence? Show us with your support. YES, I'LL CONTRIBUTE TODAY! Thank you.