In the News: Basement Fire in FiDi

••• “Twenty-seven people were injured in a basement electrical fire in a Water Street building Friday morning, the FDNY reported. The blaze broke out in the basement of 55 Water St., near South Street, about 9:45 a.m. […] All of the victims were treated for smoke inhalation and none of their injuries were considered life-threatening, officials said.” —DNAinfo

••• New York Ranger Brad Richards, who lives in Tribeca, is being awesome about Sandy relief. Plus: The Tribeca home of his teammate, Marian Gaborik, “is still a month or more from being habitable because of storm damage.” —New York Times

••• Cristina Dos Santos gets visited on a New York Times fake-shopping quest.

••• “One World Trade Center’s spire is currently en route to New York City. The 408-foot long spire left Canada on a barge on November 16, and is expected to arrive in Port Newark early next week.” —Curbed


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