FDNY: Fire near Penn Station was accidental

The evening rush was back on track after a fire Tuesday morning near Penn Station. Cellphone video from the scene captured huge flames coming from an underground construction site. The blaze broke

News 12 Staff

Jan 14, 2015, 3:47 AM

Updated 3,449 days ago

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The evening rush was back on track after a fire Tuesday morning near Penn Station.
Cellphone video from the scene captured huge flames coming from an underground construction site. The blaze broke out at around 2:30 a.m. at 34th Street and Eighth Avenue.
Crews say the fire started in a temporary wiring area used for lighting construction work. Investigators say the fire was accidental.
Some trains had to be diverted and many commuters experienced delays that stretched into the day.


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