Fire on Lower Fifth

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A three-alarm fire Sunday morning tore through this five-story loft building at 125 Fifth Avenue, between 19th and 20th Streets.

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Six trucks, 12 engines and 138 firefighters responded, according to Fire Department spokesman Brian Conlon.

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But no injuries. The shops below–a Fed Ex/Kinko’s combination and the trendy Intermix clothing store–had not yet opened by 6:08 a.m., when the fire was first reported. The case is under investigation.

Matthew Schuerman