Earlier tonight, Twitter lit up with rumors that the Coney Island Hospital was on fire. Turned out to be a nearby car fire that caused confusion.
#FDNY units are on scene at Coney Island Hospital. No confirmed fire or reports of injuries at this time.
— FDNY (@FDNY) October 30, 2012
That’s the good news. The bad news: Like other area hospitals (see previous Twitchy coverage here), Coney Island is reportedly preparing to evacuate:
There was no fire, but reports say officials are now making preparations to evacuate Coney Island Hospital http://t.co/WH0OFSQa
— Gothamist (@Gothamist) October 30, 2012