Sept. 11 memorial at World Trade Center site reopens after 2-alarm fire

http://twitter.com/#!/FirstAlertWXNY/status/283985581493587968

The National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site in New York City was closed briefly today when firefighters responded to a 2-alarm blaze.

@mpf2011 @1policeplaza cargo box fully engulfed at #WTC nasty looking fire

— @Wind4me (@wind4me) December 26, 2012

MAN 2-ALARM 1 WTC, COMMERCIAL STORAGE CONTAINERS ON FIRE, UNDER CONTROL

— FDNY (@FDNY) December 26, 2012

The FDNY was quickly able to bring the storage container fire under control, but not before Twitter users snapped pics of heavy smoke and flames.

Quite a bit of smoke, but things are under control now! RT @lego606 Fire at the #WTC site twitter.com/lego606/status…

— A Great Big City (@agreatbigcity) December 26, 2012

PHOTO: Fire at 1 WTC, Box 0070. (Photo by: @lilgnightlife) twitter.com/1PolicePlaza/s…

— One Police Plaza (@1PolicePlaza) December 26, 2012

Fire at the wtc site twitter.com/glaffan/status…

— glaffan (@glaffan) December 26, 2012

RT @antonwheel Fire on roof of WTC PATH station. twitter.com/antonwheel/sta…

— A Great Big City (@agreatbigcity) December 26, 2012

 

There are no reports of injuries.

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