Fire in midtown - Hotel construction site of heavy fire

Midtown Fire- Hotel construction site on heavy fire

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Multiple law enforcement agencies are responding to a large fire outbreak in a Midtown construction site.

Firefighters are on the scene at Manhattan 10-77 Box 0838. 145 W 47th St off 7th Ave. A site for a hotel, which is under construction. Routes to the scene has been blocked and traffic has been redirected to other routes. It is not known at this time what prompted the fire.

the building at the time was vacant, and construction workers have been evacuated

This is a developing story and will be updated.

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