It’s indeed a nightmarish scene on the West Side of Manhattan, where a fire is raging in a high-rise apartment building:

http://instagram.com/p/iy2AwPvFH9/

https://twitter.com/911__ICE/status/419878734460489728

Resident Mickey Atwal appears to be tweeting from inside the burning building:

https://twitter.com/MickeyAtwal/status/419865701289959424

We pray for his and everyone’s safety.

(Hat tip: @einfal)

Editor’s note: This post has been updated with additional tweets.

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