2-Alarm Fire Brought Under Control At Roseland Ballroom

NEW YORK (AP) — Firefighters battled a two-alarm fire at the Roseland Ballroom in Manhattan late Tuesday night.

Fire officials say the blaze was reported at about 10:30 p.m. in the mezzanine level. The fire was declared under control at 11:46 p.m. Six firefighters suffered minor injuries. No other injuries were reported.

The concert hall’s website showed no events listed for Tuesday night.

The venue on West 52nd Street has hosted a variety of events, from Hillary Clinton’s birthday party to concerts and movie premiers.

The extent of the damage was not immediately clear.

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One Comment

  1. davy beam says:

    I guess The Roseland really didn’t want to host a Phil Collins concert, so it self-immolated.

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