4 injured in large fire atop NYC apartment building

New York City firefighters work to put out a fire at an apartment in Harlem. (Nov. 17, 2017)

NEW YORK (AP/WOOD) — A large fire on the top floors of a six-story New York City apartment building has resulted in four minor injuries.

The five-alarm fire started Friday afternoon on the Harlem building’s top floor, which was engulfed in flames as thick smoke billowed.

The Fire Department of New York says more than 200 firefighters are at the scene. Three firefighters and one other person have suffered minor injuries.

Authorities told NBC 4 New York there was a chance the century-old building could collapse because of the heavy fire and water damage caused by fighting the flames.