Fire Breaks Out on Upper West Side

By Dan Rivoli and Tuan Nguyen  on September 18, 2012 11:09am  | Updated on September 18, 2012 12:50pm

UPPER WEST SIDE — A fire broke out in a West 72nd Street building Tuesday morning, injuring three fire fighters, the FDNY said.

More than 65 firefighters responded to the blaze which burned on the second floor of 141 W. 72nd St., between Amsterdam and Columbus avenues, at 9:46 a.m. The fire was under control by 10:30 a.m.

The three injured fire fighters were transported to Roosevelt Hospital in stable condition.

The building had a pizza parlor on the ground floor and a U.S. Army recruitment center on the second floor.

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