New York City firefighters work the scene of a large fire and building collapse near New York University, Thursday, March 26, 2015 in New York, and at least two people were critically injured, firefighters said. Orange flames and black smoke billowed from the facade and roof of the five-story building in Manhattan, near several NYU buildings and the Washington Square Park area. Flames were spreading to other buildings.

Photos: Raging fire in Manhattan

Orange flames and black smoke billowed from a five-story building near Second Avenue and Seventh Street in NYC.