Tenants evacuated during Morris Heights fire on Nelson Avenue

Residents in Morris Heights had an alarming wake-up call when a fire broke out in their building.  Authorities say flames broke out at around 7 a.m. at 1600 Nelson Ave. Firefighters had it under control

News 12 Staff

May 2, 2014, 4:49 PM

Updated 3,678 days ago

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Tenants evacuated during Morris Heights fire on Nelson Avenue
Residents in Morris Heights had an alarming wake-up call when a fire broke out in their building. 
Authorities say flames broke out at around 7 a.m. at 1600 Nelson Ave. Firefighters had it under control and everyone evacuated within 30 minutes. 
The damage was contained mostly to the first floor so most tenants are expected to be allowed back into their apartments. 
No injuries were reported, and the cause is under investigation. 


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