Fire in basement of FOX News building injures 1 person

A fire in the basement of the building that houses the FOX News Channel in Midtown Manhattan injured one person, said the FDNY.

Firefighters responded to a call about a fire in a compactor at about 9:35 p.m. Sunday at 1211 6th Ave.

Twenty-six units responded including 84 firefighters and EMS members.

The cause of the fire was under investigation. The extent of the victim's injuries was not clear.

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It was the second time in two weeks the FDNY was called to the building to put out a fire. 

On Dec. 8, a man was arrested for allegedly setting fire to the giant Christmas tree in the plaza outside the building.

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