Fire in New York: skyscraper burned near UN headquarters, dozens injured

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 Fire in New York: skyscraper burned near UN headquarters, dozens injured

In New York in Manhattan, between 1st and 2nd avenues at 52nd street, near the UN headquarters on Saturday, a fire broke out in At least 38 people were injured in the fire, according to the New York Times. The fire was caused by a lithium-ion battery in an electric bike.

On the 20th floor, he was repairing bicycles, and law enforcement officers are investigating whether his entrepreneurial activity was authorized.

Two of the victims are in critical condition, five are in serious condition, and the rest received minor injuries. The fire was extinguished within hours.

In New York this year, lithium-ion batteries have caused about 200 fires that have killed six people. These batteries are used in electric bicycles, scooters and gyroboards.

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