Fire Causes Building Collapse With Multiple Firefighters Missing

STATEN ISLAND: We are receiving reports of a structure fire on the 00 block of Shotwell Avenue. The building is described as a 2.5 story attached structure with exposure. We are receiving reports that the building has collapsed with firefighters inside and multiple mayday calls and firefighters unaccounted for at this time. As of the most recent report two firefighters have been removed in serious condition and are being transported to the hospital. Unknown as this time how many additional people are missing. The fire is currently at a 4th alarm. We will update as new developments become available. JCEM offers our prayers for all impacted by this tragic event.

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