Fire Breaks Out in Midtown Hotel

By Jess Wisloski on August 9, 2012 1:16pm | Updated on August 9, 2012 1:31pm

A fire broke out at 230 W. 54th St., near the David Letterman Studios, on August 9, 2012.
A fire broke out at 230 W. 54th St., near the David Letterman Studios, on August 9, 2012.
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MIDTOWN — A fire broke out at a Midtown hotel on West 54th Street Thursday, the FDNY said.

The contained blaze started in a dryer in the basement of 230 West 54th Street about 12:43 p.m., officials said.

The FDNY said the fire in the 13-story building stayed self-contained, and was put out by 1:12 p.m.

The fire was just around the corner from the Ed Sullivan Theater, home of the Late Show With David Letterman, on Broadway.

 

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