Upper East Side Fire Injures 2, FDNY Says

Upper East Side Fire Injures 2, FDNY Says

UPPER EAST SIDE, NY — A fire broke out Tuesday morning in an Upper East Side bodega, injuring two people and sending smoke into a nearby subway station, an FDNY spokesman said.

The fire erupted within the first-story business of a five-story building at 1391 Second Ave., located between East 72nd and 73rd streets, around 6:15 a.m., an FDNY spokesman said. Firefighters rushed to the scene and had the blaze under control by 7:40 a.m., the spokesman said.

One firefighter and one civilian suffered minor injuries during the fire, an FDNY spokesman said.

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