No Injuries Reported in Fire in Manhattan Building Under Construction

Reuters
By Reuters
November 23, 2021USshare
No Injuries Reported in Fire in Manhattan Building Under Construction
New York City Fire Department (FDNY) firefighters stand by outside where a fire broke out in a Times Square hotel under construction in Manhattan in New York on Nov. 22, 2021. (Mike Segar/Reuters)

No injuries have been reported from a fire in a high-rise building under construction near Times Square in Manhattan, the Fire Department of New York said in a statement on Monday.

Unconfirmed videos posted on Twitter showed smoke billowing from a building in midtown Manhattan.

The fire had broken out on the 10th floor of a 49-story building on West 47th Street in Manhattan, the statement said.

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