A construction crane in Hell’s Kitchen, located on the west side of Manhattan near Hudson Yards, caught fire and partially collapsed, leading to a tense situation.
According to reports, firefighters from the FDNY are on the scene working to control the blaze that started before 7:30 am on July 26. Fortunately, there have been no reports of injuries, but as a safety measure, buildings and streets in the area are being evacuated while traffic is diverted.
Viral Video Emerges
Crane has collapsed in Hells Kitchen, New York.pic.twitter.com/OXvMT71Unr— The Spectator Index (@spectatorindex) July 26, 2023
A viral video clip capturing the incident has emerged, showcasing the magnitude of the emergency. The clip captures the moment when the construction crane collapsed after catching fire in Hell’s Kitchen.
Tiffany Store Fire
Notably, another incident occurred on the same day, with a blaze erupting at the basement of the iconic Tiffany Store in New York City. Firefighters are also responding to this situation to ensure safety and control.
The construction crane collapse in Hell’s Kitchen has caused concern and authorities are actively working to manage the situation. The absence of reported injuries is a relief, but precautions are being taken to safeguard the surrounding area.
|July 26, 2023||Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan, New York||Before 7:30 AM|