A massive fire in New York City has engulfed an abandoned synagogue, appearing to cause major damage.
The fire was reported at 60 Norfolk Street, in the Lower East Side neighborhood of Manhattan. The building appears to be Beth Hamedrash Hagodol synagogue, which formerly housed an Orthodox Jewish congregation.
NY: Photo, Massive fire destroys Beth Hamedrash Hagadol Synagogue in Manhattan, cause unknown, fire crews on scene, no known injuries pic.twitter.com/ZKAYtZtgdk
— Yiddish News (@YiddishNews) May 14, 2017
Here is video of the fire:
Manhattan, 3rd alarm pic.twitter.com/bVR1pbkRKA
— FFProvingGrounds (@ffprovingground) May 14, 2017
Corner of Norfolk and Broome. Is this the Beth Hamdresh temple? #NYC #Fire