Seward Park Co-op Building Had a Fire in its Boiler Room Yesterday [Updated]

Posted on: May 22nd, 2017 at 5:05 am by

Photo: Tippy Scheme Martinez

You may have noticed the extreme response of fire engines on Clinton Street yesterday morning, just outside Fine Fare. Apparently, there was a fire in the boiler room of Seward Park Co-op at 175 Clinton. No one was asked to evacuate, by FDNY or otherwise, but a few residents did so of their own volition after smelling gas. 

The smoke was reportedly from “insulation that melted from the heat, not the condensation pump,” General manager Frank Durant tells us.

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