Fire Erupts at Chinatown Building

Three people were injured as a five alarm fire burned at a historic building in Chinatown.

It broke out on Thursday night at the building at 70 Mulberry Street. Two of the injured are firefighters, while a 59-year-old civilian suffered smoke inhalation.

As of Friday morning, fire crews were still working to put out hot spots.

“This building is home to many local non profits and a senior center that serves as a pillar to the Chinatown community,” Mayor Bill de Blasio tweeted.

Photo Credit: Getty Images

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