Good Samaritan helps put out fire at Hamilton Heights liquor store

HAMILTON HEIGHTS, Manhattan (WABC) — It is always good to have a fire extinguisher handy.

Flames broke out at a liquor store on Broadway in Hamilton Heights on Saturday afternoon.

As people waited for firefighters to arrive, one man grabbed a fire extinguisher from next door and got to work putting the flames out himself.

Firefighters arrived a short time later and took over.

No injuries were reported. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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