NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A 71-year-old man is dead and two other people are injured following a high-rise fire Monday in Manhattan.

The flames broke out around 10:15 a.m. on West 87th Street near Amsterdam Avenue on the Upper West Side.

Officials said the fire started on the third floor of a nine-story building.

One person was seriously hurt, while the other suffered only minor injuries. Their names have not yet been released.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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