7 hurt, including 2 NYPD officers, after man sets fire in E. Harlem apartment: officials

East Harlem fire
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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Seven people, including two NYPD officers, were injured Saturday evening in an East Harlem apartment fire that began with a domestic dispute, authorities said.

Officers responded to a 911 call about a man violating an order of protection in an apartment building at Fifth Avenue and E. 135th Street around 5:30 p.m., according to police.

The man locked himself inside a second-floor apartment and started a fire, police said.

Citizen App video shows members of the NYPD and FDNY responding outside the building. Smoke can be seen rising out of the apartment's scorched window.

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W 135th St & 5th Ave 5:08:13 PM EDT

Seven people, including five civilians and two NYPD officers, were injured, the FDNY said.

The victims were treated at the scene and taken to Harlem Hospital and St. Luke's–Roosevelt. Details about their conditions or injuries weren't immediately known.

After the fire was put out, officers were able to enter the apartment and arrest the man, police said.

East Harlem fire
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