2 hurt after mattress catches fire in elevator

Two people were injured during a fire at an apartment complex on East 169th Street. Fire officials say the flames sparked around 7 a.m. inside the Webster Morrisania Houses. They say both people

News 12 Staff

Apr 24, 2016, 6:47 PM

Updated 3,011 days ago

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Two people were injured during a fire at an apartment complex on East 169th Street.
Fire officials say the flames sparked around 7 a.m. inside the Webster Morrisania Houses.
They say both people had injuries that were not considered life-threatening and refused medical attention.
Investigators say a burning mattress in a ground-floor elevator is where the fire originated, but it is unclear what ignited the mattress.


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