Two penthouses were destroyed in a fire in Manhattan’s Greenwich Village on Saturday night.
Firefighters responded to a multiple dwelling fire on top of 838 Greenwich St. just around 8:45 p.m., NY1 reports.
FDNYalerts MAN ALL HANDS 838 GREENWICH ST, MULTIPLE DWELLING FIRE ON ROOF,
— FDNYalerts (@FDNYAlerts) July 8, 2018
Fire erupted on top of a building in West Village/Meatpacking. Firemen and police on scene now. pic.twitter.com/amI2CAi20f
— Jillian Gaier (@jilliangaier) July 8, 2018
By 10:19 p.m., the FDNY Alerts Twitter account said that the fire on the five-story building had been contained.
The building was evacuated and no one was injured, WABC reported.
Fire officials said flames broke out on an extension of a penthouse apartment after roofing material ignited, NY1 reported