NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A fire tore through a Japanese restaurant in Murray Hill Friday morning, sending thick smoke billowing into the air and causing traffic disruptions in the area.

The two-alarm fire broke out round 11 a.m. at Ginza Sushi on 35th Street between 2nd and 3rd avenues.

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Photos from the scene showed a large plume of black smoke rising high above the buildings.

Firefighters were quickly able to bring the fire under control. No injuries were reported.

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The fire forced the closure of numerous streets in the area, but the roadways have since reopened.

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