Fire Breaks out in East 36th Street Building

By Ben Fractenberg on August 5, 2011 4:32pm 

A fire broke out on East 36th Street Friday.
A fire broke out on East 36th Street Friday.
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MURRAY HILL — A small fire broke out in a Murray Hill apartment building Friday afternoon - possibly fueled by a gas leak, according to the FDNY.

The blaze at 145 E. 36th St. erupted at 3:40 p.m. and was placed under control by 4:20 p.m. There were no initial reports of injuries, the fire department said.

It was not immediately clear if any buildings were evacuated.

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