2-Alarm Fire at 39 Eldridge Street [Updated]

Posted on: February 16th, 2012 at 4:35 am by

A two-alarm fire broke out at 39 Eldridge Street shortly before 4 am this morning. The top floor of the five-story building is still smoldering, but firefighters are battling through. There are searchlights on the rooftop and the ornate cornice is visibly blackened. Shattered glass and the musty smell of smoke envelop the block at the moment. Now a half-hour later, it appears the flames are under control.

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No word yet on the cause of the fire or if there are any injuries as a result. If you have more info or photos, drop a line. More as the story develops…

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[Photo Credit: GMD Three]

39 Eldridge Street is home to Inhabit Karaoke lounge, dance studio, computer lounge, and preschool. Updated with video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y2FfnT4Scps

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[Photo Credit: Hyun Kim]

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