FDNY: 12 injured in crane collapse, fire in Manhattan

The crane has been dismantled and the DOB is looking into how the incident happened.

News 12 Staff

Jul 27, 2023, 11:42 AM

Updated 271 days ago

Share:

The FDNY reported more injuries Thursday following the crane collapse and fire incident.
According to fire officials, three firefighters and nine civilians have injuries that are not life-threatening. All were transported to treatment and are expected to be OK.
This comes after a crane's longarm collapsed and fell from a 50-story building that was under construction in Manhattan. Over 200 firefighters responded to the scene tending to the five-alarm fire.
Team 12 investigates found the general contractor Monadnock Construction faces at least five lawsuits this year and over 10 last year. According to the Department of Buildings, there were two inspections of the crane conducted in June and no violations were issued at any of those inspections.
There were no open violations at the time of the incident Wednesday.
The crane has been dismantled and the DOB is looking into how the incident happened.


More from News 12
1:56
Westchester residents join Putnam neighbors to oppose proposed Carmel battery plant

Westchester residents join Putnam neighbors to oppose proposed Carmel battery plant

1:33
Scattered showers Wednesday in the Hudson Valley; cooldown expected Thursday

Scattered showers Wednesday in the Hudson Valley; cooldown expected Thursday

1:28
Orange County hosts crime victims' vigil

Orange County hosts crime victims' vigil

0:37
Authorities: Man severely burned in outside sports complex in Warwick

Authorities: Man severely burned in outside sports complex in Warwick

1:45
A closer look at 4 laws in approved NY state budget designed to combat retail theft

A closer look at 4 laws in approved NY state budget designed to combat retail theft

2:41
Kindness never goes out of style: Social media request helps provide prom dresses for kids with special needs

Kindness never goes out of style: Social media request helps provide prom dresses for kids with special needs

State police: Victim of I-684 car crash identified as convicted murderer in country illegally

State police: Victim of I-684 car crash identified as convicted murderer in country illegally

0:56
Brooklyn man charged with scamming Westchester resident out of $28K

Brooklyn man charged with scamming Westchester resident out of $28K

2:00
Another fire at Spring Valley apartment complex; county officials issue one violation

Another fire at Spring Valley apartment complex; county officials issue one violation

0:39
Source: 16-year-old arrested in Newburgh stabbing near high school

Source: 16-year-old arrested in Newburgh stabbing near high school

Montgomery man charged, officer’s conduct under review following Walmart larceny

Montgomery man charged, officer’s conduct under review following Walmart larceny

0:50
Police: Goshen home vandalized in hate crime

Police: Goshen home vandalized in hate crime

0:18
Fire outside L.L. Bean Store in Town of Ulster quickly extinguished

Fire outside L.L. Bean Store in Town of Ulster quickly extinguished

0:27
Police: Wallkill man reported missing found dead in home

Police: Wallkill man reported missing found dead in home

0:36
Wake and funeral announced for Westchester correction officer killed in crash

Wake and funeral announced for Westchester correction officer killed in crash

0:20
3 Hudson Valley small towns ranked among best places for retirement

3 Hudson Valley small towns ranked among best places for retirement

Vote 2024: Ask your questions for Congressional District 16 Democratic candidates

Vote 2024: Ask your questions for Congressional District 16 Democratic candidates

0:32
Naming contest announced for baby falcons on Mario M. Cuomo Bridge

Naming contest announced for baby falcons on Mario M. Cuomo Bridge

0:56
Headlines: 2 men from Orange County sentenced for drug dealing, Ulster County drug and weapon bust

Headlines: 2 men from Orange County sentenced for drug dealing, Ulster County drug and weapon bust

0:42
State DEC introduces new shark handling regulations for marine anglers

State DEC introduces new shark handling regulations for marine anglers