Heavy Smoke From Fire In Midtown Manhattan

A two alarm fire broke out near Penn Station in New York City today (Saturday).

According to the NBC affiliate in New York, the fire began at 4:40 p.m. (EST) in a five-story building at 316 W. 36th Street.

Although the fire was extinguished soon after FDNY arrived, bystanders reported heavy smoke.  Gothamist.com has a report on the fire, including screenshots of photographs posted online by the public.  A link to Gothamist’s story appears below.


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