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FDNY: Compactor chute fire injures over a dozen people at Vinegar Hill NYCHA building

Authorities say the fire was in the third-floor compactor chute of a NYCHA building on Bridge Street.

News 12 Staff

Nov 27, 2022, 12:43 PM

Updated 598 days ago

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The FDNY says a compactor chute fire sent over a dozen people to the hospital Saturday night in Vinegar Hill.
Authorities say the fire was in the third-floor compactor chute of a NYCHA building on Bridge Street.
The FDNY says 19 people were injured, including firefighters and civilians, with 12 victims suffering serious injuries.


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