A massive fire that spans several blocks is ongoing in New York City near the Greenwich Village neighborhood.
FDNY responders are on the scene and chaos is now evoking emergency teams to clear the streets and evacuations of nearby buildings are beginning.
Fire Department officials have said the fire is a 5-alarm blaze atop an apartment building at 60 E. 9th Street.
No known injuries have been reported as of yet and city officials have told residents and civilians to remain indoors in a safe place until further notice.
Images are swirling over social media which show firefighters breaking the windows trying to reach survivors as they fight the inferno.
The above video is from the scene on Broadway. At this time the cause is unknown.