SILive – January 31, 2017
by Maura Grunlund
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — The FDNY is fighting an apartment fire in Oakwood on Monday morning.
The fire in the two-story occupied building at 372 Oak Ave. at the corner of Medina Street was reported at 5:51 a.m., according to a spokesman for the FDNY.
About 25 units and 106 firefighters are responding to the second-alarm fire.
A civilian with minor injuries is being evaluated at the scene, a spokesman for the FDNY said.
At least two apartment were engulfed in flames, according to a witness.
Heavy fire was reported on the first floor, the FDNY spokesman said.
The blaze was brought under control around 6:30 a.m., according to the FDNY Twitter feed.