NYC five-alarm fire rips through building in Chinatown

A five-alarm fire was raging at a building in New York City’s Chinatown early Sunday morning.

The blaze was reported after midnight at the rear of Dim Sum Palace in a four-story, mixed-use building on Chatham Square.

“Due to emergency personnel operating at a five alarm fire in Chatham Square and Mott Street, residents in Manhattan may see or smell smoke,” the city’s Emergency Management account tweeted shortly before 3 a.m.

The account had earlier advised people nearby to avoid the smoke and keep their windows closed.

There was no immediate information on if anyone was injured in the blaze.

Sunday’s fire comes two weeks after an apartment fire on Mulberry Street killed a woman and her son.

Firefighters battle a five-alarm fire at 6 Chatham Square in New York City.
Christopher Sadowski
It remains unclear if there were any injuries suffered after the blaze in Chinatown.
It remains unclear if there were any injuries suffered after the blaze in Chinatown.
Christopher Sadowski