Coney Island Hospital is not on fire; car fire nearby caused confusion

http://twitter.com/#!/pjla/status/263120988819042305

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 gothamist.com/2012/10/29/nyu…

— Gothamist (@Gothamist) October 30, 2012

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2012/10/30/coney-island-hospital-is-not-on-fire-car-fire-nearby-caused-confusion/

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