With the skeleton of the World Trade Center twin towers in the background, New York City firefighters work amid debris on Cortlandt St. after the terrorist attacks of Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

NU Online News Service, Sept. 11, 4:25 p.m. — Local New York radio stations are reporting that Manhattan World Trade Center Building 7, a 47-story building, has burned down as a result of fire spreading from Building 1 and Building 2.

Terrorists knocked down Building 1 and Building 2, the famous twin towers, earlier today by ramming them with airplanes. Many insurers and agencies with offices in the complex have told National Underwriter that they have had offices in Building 7, which is across the street from the twin towers but was not hit directly by the terrorist attacks.

Insurers contacted that have had offices at Building 7 said they evacuated ther offices immediately after the plane attacks.

The best known tenant of Building 7 was Salomon Smith Barney.