4 dogs killed in Manhattan high-rise fire

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September 21, 2019 - 12:15 pm

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – Four dogs died after a fire broke out Friday in the tallest building in upper Manhattan. 

The fire erupted on the 19th floor of the 32-floor building on Audubon Avenue in Washington Heights around 4:30 p.m., according to ABC7.

Citizen App video shows large flames and thick, black smoke pouring from a balcony.

Five dogs lived in the burning unit and four of them died in the fire, the FDNY said. 

A number of daycares are in the building, and ABC7 reported that a woman could be seen holding a baby on an adjacent balcony. 

No people have been reported injured in the fire.

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