MANHATTAN — A woman was taken into custody Friday after a blaze that was intentionally set ripped through an East Harlem building, injuring four people, officials said.
The fire started at 1 a.m. inside a Lexington Avenue building near 109th Street, according to an FDNY spokesman.
One person was in serious, but stable condition, while three others suffered minor injuries, the spokesman said.
All were taken to New York Hospital, the FDNY said.
An unidentified woman was in custody and awaiting charges Friday afternoon, an NYPD spokesman said. It was not clear if she started the fire.
She was not among those who were injured, the spokesman said.