Jan

11

BREAKING: Citibank on Fire

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Not like we had any money saved anyways.

Not like we had any money saved anyways.

Firefighters have been at the Citibank on 111th and Broadway since approximately 5:20am when a fire broke out. As of 12 pm firefighters are still on scene working to put out the flames. Even thought Citibank is a stand-alone building there is believed to be damage to The Heights next door.

According to DNAinfo New York three firefighters were injured and about 200 others have been on the scene. Also, five civilians have been treated for smoke-related injuries.

We will be updating as we hear more.

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Update (4:20): Broadway’s closed in both directions from 110th to 113th, reportedly until 8 pm at the earliest.

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15 Comments

  1. Anonymous

    Yikes! They just renovated the branch too.

  2. Oh dear

    I hope everyone is okay.

  3. Eva

    Is Samad's alright?!?

  4. Anonymous

    De Blasio's war on the moneyed classes claims another victim =(

    (seriously tho, i hope nobody got hurt)

  5. NOOOO

    NOT THE HEIGHTS NOOO WHERE WILL I GET DRUNK WITH DEM FRAT BROS YO?

  6. "Why couldn’t the fire have taken possibilites@columbia instead?"

    So true. I couldn't agree more. Stay safe and well wishes to all.

  7. Sad Panda Alumnus

    Gone are the days of the best $4 frozen margarita a guy can have on a sundry Tuesday afternoon whilst skipping Music Hum.

  8. Anonymous

    This is horrible but my first thought was "damnit, more freshmen will go to 1020 now"

  9. *tear*

    poor samads. hope they can recover. i also hope the cat is OK

  10. Alexa

    Samad's is gutted?! It's like the Hungarian Pastry Shop, been here forever.
    That's just horrible. Poof! gone. . .

  11. Alexa

    omg - the kitty!!!!!!!!

  12. and...

    thats why I bank at Chase. No fires.

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