Grand Central fire reported, heavy smoke inside the terminal

Grand Central fire: Manhattan station evacuated after building fills with smoke

Grand Central fire: Manhattan station evacuated after building fills with smoke

Four people were injured Wednesday when a fire broke out in the Graybar Building near Grand Central Terminal, FDNY said.

The fire was also reported in the high-rise office building above the terminal shortly before 9.30am, on the 24th floor of the Graybar Building at 43rd Street and Lexington Avenue. More than 85 firefighters responded.

Flames were reported on mezzanine level and was under control as of 11 a.m.

The FDNY confirmed the fire had been extinguished shortly before 11am, however the smoke could not be contained and the station has been evacuated as a result. Three of the victims went to a hospital; the others were treated at the scene.

Additionally, across town a fire erupted at Penn Station, underneath Madison Square Garden arena, and the New York City Fire Department was called.

The cause of the fire remains unclear. Amtrak said it was usin exhaust fans to ventilate the area.

The blaze was under track number 14. Neither NJ Transit nor the MTA reported any service-related issues because of the fire.