New poles installed in Akali build

NEW YORK — Pole buildings in New York City have been replaced with taller ones after a fire destroyed a nearby apartment building.

The Fire Department said the blaze at a unit complex at 1021 Avenue of the Americas was extinguished by firefighters.

At least one other unit was destroyed.

The fire destroyed two apartments and destroyed the building, which was built in 2005.

A firefighter who responded to the blaze said he saw a ladder collapse and that the roof had been blown off.

NEW YORK — Pole buildings in New York City have been replaced with taller ones after a fire destroyed a…