Fire Breaks Out in Le Parker Meridien Hotel, FDNY Says

By Aidan Gardiner on January 17, 2013 10:38am 

 A fire took over the third-floor ducts of Le Parker Meridien Hotel in Midtown on Thursday Jan. 17,  2013.
A fire took over the third-floor ducts of Le Parker Meridien Hotel in Midtown on Thursday Jan. 17,  2013.
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MIDTOWN — A fire broke out in the third-floor ducts of the famed Le Parker Meridien hotel on Thursday, an FDNY spokesman said.

The blaze erupted shortly before 10 a.m. at the West 56th St. hotel, between Sixth and Seventh Avenues.  About 60 firefighters responded, the spokesman said.

The fire was brought under control about 30 minutes later, fire officials said.

No one appeared to be injured and the incident didn't disrupt normal hotel service.

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