Observation deck fire at Rockefeller Plaza hurts 6July 13, 2014 @ 8:44 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City fire officials say six people, including a child, suffered slight burns when a piece of camera equipment caught fire inside the observation deck of 30 Rockefeller Plaza.
A fire department spokesman says the fire started just after 7:30 p.m. Sunday and was under control about a half hour later. He says the injuries were caused by embers from the fire falling onto the victims.
Five adults at the scene refused medical attention and the child, whose age was not immediately known, was taken to a nearby hospital. No word on what caused the fire.
The 70-story, Art Deco-style GE Building opened in 1933. It is the centerpiece of Rockefeller Center in midtown Manhattan and home to the NBC television network.
Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
New Capital Gains
Gov. Inslee said he tried to avoid it, but he proposed new taxes to help fill a budget gap
'It Was My Turn'
K.J. Wright has signed a $27 million, four-year extension with the Seahawks
Find holiday events, Santa photo opportunities, and light displays
Please login below with your Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or Disqus account. Existing MyNorthwest account holders will need to create a new Disqus account or use one of the social logins provided below. Thank you.