New York has been filled with smoke after fire
New York has been filled with smoke following a serious fire.
The blaze ripped through a busy Synagogue on the city’s Lower East Side.
The famed skyline has been covered in smoke following the worrying incident.
Pictures, which emerged on Twitter, show severe damaged to the religious building.
“The fire engulfed the Congregation Beth Hamedrash synagogue in the Lower East Side.
“Social media videos showed heavy flames raging from the top of the building, which appeared to be severely damaged.
“East Side residents were urged to keep their windows closed to avoid the hazardous smoke.
“The congregation is the oldest for orthodox Russian Jews in the United States, and occupied the 1850s-era building since 1885,” reports The Daily Star.
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Some reports suggest that there fire is being treated as suspicious and it is being investigated by police.
No injuries have been confirmed.