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4 injured in Washington Heights fire

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NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) - Three firefighters and one civilian were injured in a building fire in Washington Heights on Monday morning, said FDNY officials.

The flames broke out at about 10:30 a.m. at 1278 St. Nicholas Ave.

One firefighter was was taken to St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital for treatment of non- life threatening injuries, according to fire officials.

The other victims were treated at the scene.

The fast-moving fire in the six-story building reached four alarms before it was brought under control.

The American Red Cross responded to the scene to offer emergency housing and support to displaced residents.

It is not clear what sparked the fire.
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