UPDATE: 9:57 p.m. ET — The fire at 15 W. 25th St. in New York City was brought under control about an hour after firefighters arrived on the scene. The fire had broken out at about 6:49 p.m. No injuries were reported.
A historic New York City church, the Serbian Orthodox Cathedral of St. Sava, located at 25th Street and Broadway in the Flatiron District, was engulfed in flames Sunday.
The Fire Department of New York City was on the scene around 7 p.m. EDT and categorized it as a three-alarm fire. No injuries and evacuations have been reported. A cause of the fire has not been reported.
MAN 3-ALARM 24 W 25 ST, HOUSE OF WORSHIP FIRE IN CHURCH,
— FDNYalerts (@FDNYAlerts) May 1, 2016
— FDNY (@FDNY) May 1, 2016
New York residents nearby took to Twitter to share footage of the flames.
Massive fire across from my apartment on 25th in NYC. Still raging. Pray everyone got out. pic.twitter.com/n6VL4fQf2Y
— Jonathan Wasserman (@NBADraftWass) May 1, 2016
New York: insane fire at the church at 25th and Broadway pic.twitter.com/zBstSuJSMt
— Kapil Kale (@kapil) May 1, 2016
Church on fire in NYC! I hope everyone's ok. Firemen, be safe. _ pic.twitter.com/rdmHsczODQ
— Lainy Hedaya (@HAUTEINHABIT) May 1, 2016