FDNY picks thru rubble of old firehouse
The blaze at a century-old firehouse in Manhattanville was likely sparked by an electrical source, fire officials said Saturday.
Assistant Chief James Esposito said the fire did not appear to be suspicious.
"This is definitely accidental," he said outside the firehouse on W. 139th St.
The home of Engine 80 and Ladder 23 caught fire about 7:30 p.m. Friday while firefighters were on a run. There was no one inside the building.
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