NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A dozen people were hurt when a fire ripped through a building in Lower Manhattan Saturday morning.
The FDNY says flames broke out at 146 Mulberry St. in Little Italy around 7:30 a.m.READ MORE: Long Island Hoping For Best But Bracing For Worst As Nor'easter Approaches: 'Get Prepared Now'
The building houses Angelo’s of Mulberry Street, a well-known restaurant dating back over 100 years, and apartments above.READ MORE: Remembering NYPD Officer Jason Rivera: Wake Held For 22-Year-Old Killed In Line Of Duty In Harlem
The blaze reached two-alarms before firefighters were able to bring it under control.
Of the 12 people hurt, two of the injuries were serious but non-life-threatening.MORE NEWS: Health Officials Tracking New 'Stealth' Omicron Variant Spreading In Europe, Detected In U.S.
Officials said the blaze was accidentally caused by the careless disposal of smoking materials.