Fire breaks out at Washington Heights high-rise

WASHINGTON HEIGHTS, Manhattan (WABC) — A fire broke out at a high-rise apartment building in Manhattan on Monday.

Flames shot out of the 16th-floor apartment on St. Nicholas Ave. in Washington Heights around 9:45 p.m. The building is 32 stories.

Firefighters had it under control about 45 minutes later.

There are no reports of any injuries.

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